Minstead Training Trust

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility The Minstead Training Trust and Furzey Gardens are part of a charitable organisation that provides support for adults with learning disabilities to achieve greater independence and lead meaningful lives as full citizens in society. In 2012, the team from Minstead, together with the garden designer Chris Beardshaw, took the first learning […]

Citizen Advocacy organisations

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility   Citizen Advocacy organizations (Citizen Advocacy programs/programmes) seek to cause benefit by reconnecting people who have become isolated from the ordinary community. Their practice was defined in two key documents: CAPE in 1980 and Learning From Citizen Advocacy Programs in 1987. The theoretical foundation of Citizen Advocacy is found in Citizen […]

National Network of Learning Disability Nursing

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility The National Network of Learning Disability Nursing (NNLDN) is a voluntary network run by Learning disability nurses from the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland for Learning Disability Nurses. It was set up in 1990s following the English National Board of Nursing learning disability conference in Ripon & York College to be an umbrella network of networks for specialist networks of […]

Shared lives

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility Shared Lives, which is also known as Adult Placement in some areas, is a UK form of support and accommodation for adults with need wherein approved individuals or families open their lives to aid older or disabled persons. Over 10,000 Shared Lives carers in the UK provided care to people with […]

Monotropism

Source: This Article has been Edited for Accessibility Monotropism, a typical feature of autism, is when an individual has a restricted range of interests and can only pay attention to what is in his or her attention tunnel. This hypothesis was published in 2005 and was developed by Dinah Murray, a Doctor of Philosophy; Mike Lesser, a mathematician; […]

Cutting Edge Virtual Reality Pens Bring New Precision to 3D Drawing

A pen. Doesn’t sound particularly innovative or special, right? Despite the inventive potential of this everyday writing instrument, it’s certainly not considered cutting edge; pens have been around in various, evolving forms for eons. But combine a writing instrument with virtual reality and you may just have the next wave of creative revolution in the […]

Best Adjustable Slant Boards For Writing: Penmanship Shouldn’t Be A Pain In The Neck

If you write for extended periods of time and find yourself with aches and pains as a result, you may benefit from an adjustable slant board for writing. Helping you achieve better posture while you work, reducing strain on your eyes and minimizing cramping in hands or are all benefits to a slanted board for […]