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Fresh One – Understanding People with Autism – Friday 9th November 2018

Fresh One is a 1-day training course for people who have a family member, or work with someone, with autism. Far from being simply a medical description of autism the training covers – Understanding the sensory, anxiety and movement challengesRead On


Free Person Centred Thinking for staff and family carers in Leeds

We run free person centred thinking training for people supporting adults with learning difficulties in Leeds. If you would like to go on our mailing list for the training email Our training includes – Writing Good Outcomes Person CentredRead On


Webwise – be safe online training for people with learning difficulties – 3rd April

Webwise is a free training session for people with learning difficulties ;living in Leeds. It is happening on Tuesday 3rd April 10:30 – 12:30. Do you go on Facebook, shop online, or surf the internet? This half day course willRead On


My Life My Way – Training for People with Learning Difficulties

A new course for people with learning difficulties starting this spring. Do you want to – Speak for yourself? Decide how you want to live? Make friends? Live a full life? This is a 30 session course for people withRead On

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A Video from our Valentines Planning Party on 14th February 2018

We had a great time at our Valentine’s Planning Party. Lots of people came  and told us what stops them achieving their dreams. We also shared ideas about what would make things better. We will share these ideas with others whoRead On

Paul Zulu AGM

Connect in the North’s AGM and We’ve Got Pride

Congratulations to Paul Zulu for winning ‘We’ve Got Pride’ by singing ‘Wherever I Lay My Hat’ by Paul Young. All the people who entered were amazing this year. There were musicians and  impressionists. There were also people talking about whatRead On


Accessible Information Standard Resources

Your Health Matters have created some great resources for providers to use. Their website looks at – What is the Accessible Information Standard? What is accessible information? What is easy read? Click on the link below to go to their websiteRead On