Latest news from Connect in the North


Staff team

Connect in the North Open Day – 21st January 2019

Connect in the North are having an Open day on Monday 21st January 2019. Come and see our new office and meet the team between 11 – 2. You will find us at Sugar Mill Business Centre, Oakhurst Avenue, LeedsRead On


The Rooots team are recruiting 2 members of staff

We are looking for 2 people with learning difficulties to join the Rooots training team. You need to be from a minority ethnic community or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Trans. The Rooots team work every other week for 1.5 hours,Read On


Learning Disability Pride

We are planning to celebrate Learning Disability Pride in June 2019. This is to celebrate being proud of having learning difficulties. Do you want to join us? Do you want to help us plan what we do? If you doRead On

Elysia with trophy

AGM – Connect in the North Variety Show

We had a great AGM. We have different directors on the Board. There were some great performances.  We had singing, drumming and impressions. The winner was Elysia Randall. Elysia sang “Stand By Me” the great soul classic.  


Women Speak to Power Report

To celebrate 100 years since the first women in the UK got the vote we got some money from the Women’s Vote Centenary Fund. We used the money to run 2 events for women with learning difficulties in Leeds. ToRead On

Outside Media Museum

Pass it on People have been sharing information since May 2015

The Pass it on People is part of Through the Maze. They share information for people with learning difficulties across Leeds. In this video they introduce themselves.


Free Person Centred Thinking Training for staff and family carers in Leeds – Winter Program

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 follow the link below   Our training includes – WritingRead 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