Inclusive Living – Connect in the North

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Connect in the North is a Centre for Inclusive Living led by people with learning difficulties.

We want people with learning difficulties to have control of their own lives and equal power in the world.

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Fed up of Coronavirus? (COVID-19) The Through the Maze website has lots of things you can do at home  www.through-the-maze.org.uk

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Being Employed Leeds is a website that provides easy read and accessible information to people looking for jobs or training to get a job, in Leeds  https://www.beingemployedleeds.org.uk/

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If you are a family carer or support people with learning difficulties in Leeds you can sign up for our free training. We are running training sessions on Zoom.

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News. The government has launched a consultation on a new system that allows families to access small funds for people who lack capacity without the need to get permission from the Court of Protection.

https://t.co/08OD8LnX2V
#LearningDisability https://t.co/jrbRgrrx5E
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News. The Supreme Court has ruled that a 37-year-old man with a learning disability and autism does not have capacity to consent to sex.

https://t.co/SwbeDzLFuX
#LearningDisability #Autism https://t.co/av1SP9zb7u
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News. The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced it will be scrapping its learning disability nursing course due to a lack of applicants.

https://t.co/6kAea7joUn
#LearningDisabilityNursing https://t.co/KnjZXEkqRd
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News. Essex care provider ECL has helped more than 100 adults with learning disabilities find paid work through their inclusive #employment scheme.

https://t.co/14NgJ3WZBG
#LearningDisability https://t.co/CdSopY8K4B
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New article. Disability campaigner @mikieboy83 looks at three disability campaigns that aim to break down barriers and create a fairer society for disabled people.

https://t.co/zmwTqfa7eF
#wethe15 #LearningDisability https://t.co/ZhKr1X8CLf
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Abandoned, Forgotten & Ignored
The impact of covid-19 on Disabled people

A webinar and panel discussion to launch the report examining the impact of covid-19 on Disabled people.

📅 Wednesday, June 24, 2020
⏰ 05:00 PM to 6.30pm

Book here 👇
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6OF_zmeHT62IIlkYQatDhA
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PRIDE = confidence and self-respect as expressed by members of a group, typically one that has been socially marginalised, on the basis of their shared identity, culture, and experience #LearningDisabilityPride
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This year we are celebrating Learning Disability Pride online. If you'd like us to share your photo send it to cathy@citn.org.uk
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Here are some video's recorded for the People's Parliament about how people have stayed connected since Covid 19 changed our lives.

Mark and Sally talk about what they have been doing
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