This year representatives from Learning Disability England attended Labour and Conservative party conferences. We wanted to go because we think that it’s important for people with learning disabilities and their families to be involved in political discussions and decision-making.
Here Alicia Wood shares her reflections on the #CaminoLB; campaigners, family members and self-advocates are walking part of the Camino de Santiago in memory of Connor Sparrowhawk.
Learning Disability England is relieved to hear the news that Katrina Percy has resigned from her post as CEO of Southern Health Trust.
Jan Walmsley writes about why academics want to support Learning Disability England and how they can help people with learning disabilities and families change things for the better.
Housing & Support Alliance is working with the self-advocacy group People First England to create a new membership organisation, Learning Disability England.
Here are some thoughts about our meeting on 13th October 2015. We came together with self-advocates, family members and organisations to discuss forming a new learning disability membership organisation.
Gary Bourlet of People First England has written a blog for the Papworth Trust on how he got involved in politics in the run up to the General Election.