Other useful Information and websites

Here you will find other useful information and websites.

Additional easy read information

If you can’t find the easy read document you are looking for please visit our Additional easy read information page.

Advocacy and self advocacy

Voiceability

Voiceability Northamptonshire offer many different types of advocacy. You can find details of these on their website:

Central England People First

Central England People First work to make sure people's voices are heard. They help people on a one-to-one basis, speak up at meetings, and we get involved with organisations to make sure the things that they do are good for people with learning difficulties. To find out more about the work we have done visit their website:

Autism

An interesting Article about Donald Grey Triplett: The first boy diagnosed as autistic

The National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society are the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for autistic people

You can find out more about their work below:

Autism East Midlands

Autism East Midlands (formerly Autism Concern) is a charity which provides support and options to people affected by all forms of autism in gaining independence and control of their lives:

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

BLID help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support:

Mencap

Mencap work in partnership with people with a learning disability. Their services support people with Learning Disabilities to live life as they choose:

National Brokerage Project

Some people need support to help them plan the things they want and need to do in their lives. Brokerage is about making sure that people and their families who want extra assistance to plan and make choices about support can get it.

Personal Independence Payments

Here is the presentation about the change form Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payments given to the Board on the 16 August 2016.

Safeguarding

We have written an easy read guide to Safeguarding Adults with Learning Disabilities. 

To look at the guide please see below:

There is also a poster that can be displayed to let people know about the guide: