We run a range of courses to teach people with learning disabilities about staying healthy, happy and safe. Learn to live a more healthy life – it is also a great way to meet people and make friends.
Mindfulness for Life
Everyone wants to have a happier and full life. Sometimes life can make us sad, cross, stressed, worried or tired. Mindfulness is a way to help us to live each moment and cope better with life.
We run courses and practice groups to help people with learning disabilities use Mindfulness in their lives.
For more information please contact Gail Wright on 0191 281 8737 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We run several Love Life courses during the year for people with a learning disability and/or autism.
On the course you can learn about
- Making Friends
- Relationships and going on dates
- Feeling good about our bodies
- Keeping safe from harm and abuse
- Safer sex and contraception
For more information please contact us on 0191 281 8737 or email email@example.com
PBS (Positive Behavioural Support)
Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) is a good way of supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism that are at risk of behaviours that challenge. It is a way to help people understand a person’s behaviour and make sure they get the support they really need.
It aims to make people’s lives better. When a person’s life is good, then they are less likely to communicate with behaviour which challenges other people.
Our team of parents of disabled children will be working with the North East and Cumbria Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) Community of Practice to raise awareness among parents across the region, about PBS and how it can help.
For more information please contact us on 0191 281 8737 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
These courses are not currently running.
In Redcar and Cleveland we have supported local people with learning disabilities to create a Healthy Lifestyles project helping people to learn about having a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Learn about staying healthy, happy and safe. As well as learning from experts, we help each other to learn and live more healthy lives – it is a great way to meet people, and make friends too.
This is a 10 session course about healthy eating, keeping fit and coping with stress. Working as a group to support one another.
Speaking up (self advocacy)
We offer regular courses to help people to gain confidence to speak up for themselves, and understand their rights. Often these courses involve members of our Speaking up groups.