Blogs and Vlogs

Getting social care right: we have a huge mountain to climb – Learning Disability England Guest blog by Kate Allen, CEO at Autism at Kingwood on 17 May 2021


Our journey to becoming a self managed team – Learning Disability England Guest blog from Luke Beaumont at Connect in the North on 11 May 2021


Tate Modern attempted murder, media reporting and ‘totally inaccurate assumptions’ about autism – Learning Disability England Guest blog from David Robinson, self advocate member 28 April 2021


How we think about social care – research from #socialcarefuture – Learning Disability England  VLOG with Neil Crowther from Social Care Future 28 April 2021


Working from home and the new normal – Learning Disability England  Blog from Gary Bourlet, Membership and Engagement Lead 15 April 2021


‘Life during Covid – a different perspective’: Guest vlog by Simone Aspis – Learning Disability England  Guest VLOG from Simone Aspis, self advocate member and Director at Changing Perspectives 6 April 2021


Life for people with learning disabilities through the pandemic: what have the first wave findings told us? Blog from Gary Bourlet, Membership and Engagement Lead 25 March 2021


Self-advocacy for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities: Guest Blog from Jan Walmsley 19 March 2021


Speaking out and having a learning disability: Conversation between Gary Bourlet and Shaun Webster 18 March 2021



Health & Social Care Select Committee Inquiry: Evidence from people with lived experience: Guest blog by Ivan Olbrechts, Representative Body family and friends member  20 February 2021


“A breath of fresh air” – CHC update February 2021: Guest blog by Alison Giraud-Saunders, Learning Disability England’s volunteer representative on the CHC Alliance and the NHS CHC national stakeholder group February 2021


What’s in a day – does Covid offer a once in a generation chance to rethink day support? Guest Blog from Angela Catley, Director of Development at Community Catalysts  February 2021


We need a “Marcus Rashford” moment for social care: Guest blog from Lisa Hopkins, Chief Executive of SeeAbility January 2021


Staying safe at Christmas and Season’s Greetings! Blog by Gary Bourlet, Membership and Engagement Lead 18 December 2020