Free guide: People with Learning Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System

Family carers and learning disability providers are often asked to act as an ‘Appropriate Adult’ for a person with a learning disability whom they support, however, many are untrained and have little experience of the criminal justice system themselves.

This free downloadable guide explains the role of an ‘Appropriate Adult’ and provides information about the criminal justice system, explaining terms that we have often heard but not fully understood.

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Diary of Events 2018

AGM and Open meeting
Saturday 20th October 2018
Birmingham

This meeting will have a focus on funding, including the issue of Universal Credit and Direct Payments.

HANDOVER GUIDE

The Handover Guide is for family members or friends who take on the role of supporters of people with learning disabilities who live in Camphill communities in England and Wales. Click on the image for details of how to obtain a copy.

Balance of Rights

This film gives an overview of how learning disabled people have been viewed by society from the 18th century until the present day. It has some really interesting insights into how recent welfare cuts “target” them and threaten progress.

Balance of Rights