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Post-Diagnostic Support Group Minutes – June 2018

Minutes of the Thirtieth Post-Diagnostic Support Group 6th June 2018 Minutes – taken by Linda Saint 41 delegates attended the meeting plus 1 very cute & vocal therapy dog in training. Dr Buchan opened the meeting and explained the agenda.

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Improving the Lives of People with Learning Disabilities

Improving the Lives of People with Learning Disabilities: Combating Inequalities in Health, Education and Employment Strand Palace Hotel Thursday 5th July 2018 KEY SPEAKERS:   Professor Runswick – Cole
 Chair in Education University of Sheffield   Dr Ashok Roy Consultant

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Thinking Differently about Difference – Radio 4

Thinking Differently about Difference Four Thought Maura Campbell asks us to think differently about difference, she argues now is the time to retire the village ‘idiot’ and think about the language around learning disabilities. For example; the stereotypes of people

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Dr. John Biddulph – our June PDSG Guest Speaker

We just wished to give a final reminder to people, that we are pleased to have Dr. John Biddulph as our guest speaker at our Post-Diagnostic Support Group tomorrow. John runs “Autism Outreach” and is a specialist provider of autism

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The Value of “Gaming”

Gaming can make a better world. Jane McGonigal TED2010 Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world

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London Anime Gaming Con this 6-8 July

London Anime Gaming Con this 6-8 July – Timetable is Released (& Important Animeleague Updates) The timetable for London Anime & Gaming Con this 6-8 July has just been released, complete with an amazing lineup! Highlights include voice actors Quinton

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Digital Kids Show 2018

Digital Kids Show 2018 Manchester Central, Manchester Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th November 2018 Enter discount code TLDKS10 at checkout to receive 10% off tickets! Digital Kids Show have announced heaps of new activities for families in Manchester this November

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Our June PDSG – Note

REMINDER: Our next Post-Diagnostic Support Group takes place on Wednesday 6th June between 12pm and 2pm at the Lifestyle Centre in Crewe.   This month our Guest Speaker will be Dr. John Biddulph whose presentation is titled “A personal perspective:

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NAS – “Your Autism Magazine” is out now!

Join today to receive Your Autism Magazine In the new edition of Your Autism Magazine, you can read an article by Natasha Lee, mum to James, Michael and George who are all autistic. Having battled to find the right support

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LDT | Two in three care providers may stop services

Two in three care providers may stop delivering services LDT | News, 08 May 2018 Scope is the biggest provider to have already started withdrawing delivery of all physical services. Around one in three care organisations may stop providing services

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NAS – Q and A on changes to PIP Mobility

Q and A on changes to PIP Mobility Last year, the Government changed the way that PIP (Personal Independence Payment) is assessed. The changes made it harder for people to get the PIP Mobility component if the reason they had

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NHS England » STOMP

Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both (STOMP) STOMP stands for stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both with psychotropic medicines. It is a national project involving many different organisations

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week

Welcome to your mentalhealthtoday.co.uk update Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Week …   How do therapists deal with stress in their work? Five steps to building resilience at work ‘The modern world is fast paced – life can feel relentless’

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NHS70: Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The National Health Service is turning 70 on 5th July 2018 It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives, and to

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NAS – Tickets are available for The Autism Shows

Book your tickets to The Autism Shows taking place in London, Birmingham and Manchester in June! Dear Supporter, We’d like to invite you to this year’s Autism Shows. Come to this year’s show to: hear the UK’s leading autism professionals

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Social isolation is all too common for many autistic people

Hi Supporter You may remember the email I sent you recently − my name’s Marianne, and my ten-year-old boy, Alexander, is autistic. Alexander can make sounds but can’t speak, making it difficult for him to communicate with anyone, let alone

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I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why.

I’ve always felt like an alien. Now I know why. BBC Radio 4 After years of feeling like an alien, a listener on being diagnosed with Asperger syndrome at the age of 50. Share This Post:

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Coeliac Awareness Week 2018 – What Health

Wed 9th May – Tue 15th May 2018 United Kingdom Coeliac Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about coeliac disease. This event is sponsored by Coeliac UK, an organization which provides support for people with this disease. Coeliac disease is

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