McInerney, B, Barton and Tredworkth Community Trust, with Mitchell, J, and Samuels, D, The 'Yes we can' conference, January 2010
Work by Gloucester Learning Disability Partnership Board, with support from NHS Gloucestershire, led to a ‘Big Event’ focused on issues for black and...
Bignall, T, Race Equality Foundation, The 'Yes we can' conference, January 2010
This presentation highlighted issues in the transition to adulthood for young black and minority ethnic people. Many of these issues had been...
Watkins, S & Robinson, D, Valuing People Now, The Yes we can conference, January 2010
This presentation provided an overview of current strategies to support people with learning disabilities, including Valuing People Now, a programme...
Bridget Fisher, Head of Black and Minority Ethnic Unit, ARC, and Klwes Humayun, Service user, The 'Yes we can' conference, January 2010
National research has shown the limited interest in ethnicity for transition planning in children’s services, and in the delivery of services by...
Richard West, Chair, National Advisory Group on Learning Disability and Ethnicity, The 'Yes we can' conference, January 2010
This presentation highlighted issues affecting black and minority ethnic learning disabled people including:inadequate language supportlack of...
Helen Atanda, The 'Yes we can' conference, January 2010
This presentation examined the process of gaining employment by learning disabled people, looking at issues including:applying for work and the...
Dr Ghazala Mir, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Health and Social Care, The Yes we can conference, January 2010
This presentation provided an overview of research on ethnicity and learning disabilities from the past 10 years. Transition review plans should take...
Rohan Lowe, Brighton and Hove Youth Council, The Yes we can conference, January 2010
This presentation outlined Rohan’s positive experiences of moving into further education and being treated as a young adult. He described his...
Raymond Johnson, A voice for people with learning difficulties, The 'Yes we can' conference, January 2010
This presentation provided a personal account of the transition from education in a special school to the world of work. It emphasised the importance...
Fit for purpose: Developing a second wave Parenting Early Intervention Programme in a rural county - Lincolnshire’s approach
Lincolnshire County Council, The seventh annual conference of Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities inclusive parent programme, July 2009
This presentation shared experiences of supporting parents, by developing a second wave PEIP programme in a rural county.