Help us be there
"People with a learning disability A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things. , should never be left feeling helpless, distressed and scared."
In her article, Rachel talks about how our Learning Disability Helplines are often the only place people can turn to, and why we need your help to keep the lines open.
Rock your socks is back this March!
It's an opportunity to wear your funkiest socks whilst donating or fundraising with friends.
This year we're made some handy resources and our friendly fundraising team are already on hand, standing by to help you make your plans rock!
could answer a call from someone in crisis who reaches out to our Learning Disability Helpline for support.
could help a trained caseworker stop a parent’s loved one from being wrongfully locked up in a mental health hospital.
could help pay for urgent legal support for a family in desperate need of advice to prevent their loved one being admitted to an in-patient unit.
New Easy Reads about housing
Want to know more about playing your rent Rent is the money that you pay to live in your home when you have a tenancy agreement A Tenancy agreement is where the person renting a house, and the person who owns the house, agree on things like how much rent to pay, who will mend things like the cooker if they go wrong, and whether you are allowed pets. . Your home belongs to a landlord A landlord is the owner of a property which they rent out to tenants. They can be a council A council is also called a local authority A local authority is also called a council. They are a group of people who make decisions about some of the things in the area where you live like schools, social care Social care means the services that give care and support to people who need it. (support for people), parks and dustbin collection. . They are a group of people who make decisions about some of the things in the area where you live. These include: schools, social care (support for people), parks and dustbin collection. , a housing association, or an individual person. , but you have a right to live there as long as you follow the rules that are in your tenancy agreement. , finding a home, how to get something fixed, or how to deal with problem neighbours?
We've partnered with Shelter, a housing and homeless charity, to make lots of new Easy Reads about living in your home.
Watch the exciting moment
A myth is an idea about something that is not true.
Buster George unboxes his new picture book, 'Why Not?'
'Why Not?' touches on George’s life and experiences and features characters using various forms of communication ranging from Makaton to using an eye gazer.