Learning Disability

Learning Disability

Stage is set for more actors with learning disabilities

MORE actors with learning disabilities could be starring on the stage and screen, thanks to a pioneering programme of drama courses taking places across Wales.

Thousands of disabled pupils miss out on eye tests

THOUSANDS of vulnerable children with disabilities are missing out on crucial eye care – despite the high risk of sight problems.

Relax – it’s Charlie’s very special show

RELAX! A special performance of the award-winning Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will ensure audience members with autism have nothing to fear.

The alternative to Glastonbury

IT MAY not quite be up to Glastonbury but the FIRST ever music festival for people with a learning disability and autism, their families and carers is going to take the New Forest by storm this summer.

Internet’s shock disability figures

DISABLED people are less likely to have used the internet than non-disabled people in every age group, according to a new report from the Office for National Statistics.

Easy to read manifestos for learning disabled voters

EASY to read versions of the five main political party’s manifestos are now available for people with learning disabilities.

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments

A GENETIC discovery could lead to new therapies to tackle neurological degeneration and resulting loss of motor skills seen in a diverse group of central nervous system disorders.

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