Learning Disability Wales Course

Making Information Easy to Read & Understand level 1

Learning Disability Wales26 November in Cardiff

This one day course will help you make information easier to read and understand for people with a learning disability.

 

It will help you to produce:

  • leaflets
  • letters
  • minutes from meetings
  • agendas
  • reports
  • posters

After the course you will be able to use clear words, sentences and grammar, work out the relevant information to be included in an easy read document, use pictures and images to make information clear, structure documents so they are easy to follow get going straightaway making accessible documents.

This course is designed for anyone who writes and produces written information that needs to be clearly understood, especially by people with a learning disability.

If you have any queries, please contact us on 02920 681160.

Inacia Rodrigues, Training & Events Coordinator

Learning Disability Wales

Book your place here

 

Learning Disability Wales

2019 – 2020 Training Programme

Learning Disability WalesTake a look at our new training programme. All our courses will be held in North and South Wales.

We have a range of courses for people in the public, voluntary and private sectors. Our courses are designed for people with a learning disability and their parents and carers.

Some of the Topics Covered are:

  • Making Information Easy to Read and Understand Level 1 & Level 2
  • Personal Relationships & Sexuality
  • Improving Communication through touch with children and adults who have additional learning needs
  • Workplace Well-being
  • Introduction to Positive Behavioural Support
  • Depression anxiety and people with a learning disability

To book your place, please click on the link below:

Upcoming training and events

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on 02920 681160.

Inacia Rodrigues, Training & Events Coordinator

Learning Disability Wales https://www.ldw.org.uk

 

 

 

 

Learning Disability Wales Annual Conference

Right Here

Question & Answer session  with Julie Morgan AM, at Right Here on 14 November in Llanwrst.

 

We are incredibly excited to have Julie Morgan AM, Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services  at our annual conference, Right here in Llanrwst on 14 November.

Don’t miss the Q&A with Julie Morgan AM, at our conference. Book your place now for our Annual Conference and include your question
in the form.

For a sneak peak of a few sessions planned, workshopsphoto competition and booking your place  please click on the link below.

 

Book Your Place

 

Workshops

 

Photography Competition

Learning Disability Wales

Making Information Easy to Read & Understand level 1 

Learning Disability Wales

 

26 November in Cardiff

 
 

This one day course will help you make information easier to read and understand for people with a learning disability.

It will help you to produce

  • leaflets
  • letters
  • minutes from meetings
  • agendas
  • reports
  • posters

After the course you will be able to use clear words, sentences and grammar work out the relevant information to be included in an easy read document use pictures and images to make information clear structure documents so they are easy to follow get going straightaway making accessible documents.
 
This course is designed for anyone who writes and produces written information that needs to be clearly understood, especially by people with a learning disability.

 

Book a place NOW

 

If you have any queries please contact – Inacia Rodrigues
Training & Events Coordinator
Learning Disability Wales

Email:  [email protected]

Direct Tel: 029 2068 1174
Reception: 029 2068 1160

 

Learning Disability Wales Photo Competition

Here is your chance to win a prize!

Learning Disability WalesWe are running a photo competition with Able Radio for anyone living in Wales with a learning disability. 

There is a lot you can say with a photo. All you have to do is email me your picture and entry form. 

Deadline for entries is Monday, 14th October  2019.

How to enter?

  • Read the competition rules.
  • Take a picture on any type of camera or camera phone you like.
  • Fill in the entry form and send the form and photo to us.
  • You must send your entry so it gets to us by Monday, 14 October 2019

What photos to take?

You can take a photo on the theme of “Right here”.

It can be a picture of anything, but must tell a story about how or where you are seen, heard, included and valued.

Winners will be announced at our annual conference #righthereldw  in Newport on 6th November. You can book your place to attend our conference by clicking on the link below.

You can read about the rules and fill in the entry form by clicking on the link below.

Rules and entry form

Book your place now for “Right here”

If you have any questions or requests please contact [email protected] or call 029 2068 1160.

Introduction to Supporting People to Get Online

Learning Disability Wales

Learning Disability Wales20th February in Cardiff

A free  session appropriate for staff and volunteers who would like to develop a better understanding of supporting people to get online. 

During the session learners will gain a better understanding of the importance of digital inclusion. The course will also cover online safety tips when supporting people online. A portion of the session will cover appropriate behaviour when volunteering or supporting people to get online.

All participants must have some competency in IT skills.

Training is on 20 February in Cardiff. Please click on the link below to book your place or you can email [email protected] 

Click here to see more information

If you have a number of people who all want the same training you could save money and time by arranging in-house training from Learning Disability Wales.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email me or phone 02920 681174.

 

Welsh Youth Parliament – apply now

Learning Disability Wales is looking for young disabled people to join the new Welsh Youth Parliament

Applications are now open for young disabled people interested in being a Welsh Youth Parliament Member and representing the views of other young disabled people.

Wales will be launching the first youth parliament in January 2019 and Learning Disability Wales is one of the partner organisations supporting young disabled people to have a voice.

We have now opened applications for young disabled people to join the youth parliament through Learning Disability Wales. For more information and how to apply please visit our Welsh Youth Parliament page.

About the Welsh Youth Parliament

  • 60 young people will make up the Welsh Youth Parliament.
  • 40 young people will be elected from constituency areas.
  • 20 young people will be elected through partner organisations.
  • They will be the Youth Parliament Member for 2 years from January 2019 to December 2021.
  • Young people must be aged 11 to 17.
  • Young people must live in Wales or be educated in Wales.
  • Learning Disability Wales will be electing 2 young people to represent young disabled people.

Getting involved through Learning Disability Wales

 Who we are looking for?

  • Someone between the ages of 11 and 17 (No older than 17 on November 25th 2018).
  • A young disabled person.
  • Someone who can listen to others.
  • Someone who is good at communicating (using their own way of communication).
  • Someone who will ask for support if needed.
  • Someone with good people skills.
  • Someone who can be reliable with the correct support.

We are not looking for someone who is perfect already. There may be things that you are not sure about or would need training in. Please do not let this put you off applying.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on November 1st 2018.
For more information and how to apply click here

All our futures – Doing different things for a better future

Learning Disability Wales Annual Conference

Tuesday 13 – Wednesday 14 November 2018
Newport, South Wales (Accessible venue)

“All our futures” will focus on issues from childhood, through adulthood and into older age reflecting relevant key laws and policies in Wales: Improving Lives Programme, Well-being of Future Generations Act, Social Services and Well-being Act and Prosperity for All.

We will have a lively mix of interactive and informative workshops, speakers and drama including:

  • Huw Iranca-Davies AM, Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care
  • Sally Holland, Children’s Commisioner for Wales
  • Community solutions
  • Using technology
  • Improving lives programme
  • Hijinx Theatre
  • Employment

For further information, prices and booking visit our website

We still have some great sponsorship opportunities and exhibiting opportunities available. If you would like any more information about these please call me on 02920 681161.

Learning Disability Wales

An Introduction to Mindfulness and how it can be used with Person Centred Planning

Learning Disability Wales12 September in Cardiff

Mindfulness is an effective way for you and those you support to deal with the stresses we all face in life. Learning Disability Wales is holding a one day training session in Cardiff on 12 September.

Don’t miss this opportunity to get an understanding on Mindfulness and how Person Centred Planning can help when introducing Mindfulness techniques to individuals and groups.

This course focusses on how we can use Mindfulness within our own lives as well as a way of supporting other people. It also looks into how we cope with stress and how we can use Mindfulness to help reduce the impact it has on our lives and of the people around us.

Click here to see more information

You can also book your place by clicking on the link below.

If you have a number of people who all want the same training you could save money and time by arranging in-house training from Learning Disability Wales.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Inacia Rodrigues on 02920681174. Email:[email protected]

Reception: 02920 681160

https://www.ldw.org.uk