Living with a learning disability should not stop someone from leading an active and enjoyable life, and from being supported to get out and about in their local community. Click on the People Who Can Help link in the main menu at the top of the page and you will find a range of organisations and schemes offering activities and other opportunities for people with learning disabilities. Our Events calendar may also give you some ideas.
This is a reference book for professionals and volunteers working with adults with learning difficulties, which provides a workable programme of creative ideas for over 60 sessions of fun and engaging activities. This book is divided into 7 sections describing similar events, each with some general information, tips and hints relating to the activities that follow. Sections covering cooking, arts and crafts, party games, general games, special occasions, drama and dance and outside events are included.
Day services for people with learning disabilities have received a lot of interest in recent years. Valuing People policy is based on the evidence that people with learning disabilities generally prefer to do ordinary activities in ordinary places, while still receiving support that meets their individual and specific requirements. However, many councils are struggling to make the move to more tailored, flexible services that offer choice and control.
Log in or sign up to add this lesson to a Custom Course. Log in or Sign up. The term ' learning disabilities ' is broad and covers a wide-ranging spectrum, and challenges can include difficulty with reading, writing, math, organization and functional skills.
We are based in the heart of Hackney and offer fun and engaging day opportunities and activities for adults with learning disabilities and on the autistic spectrum. The Hub Club is run by Outwarda care and support charity that has been helping vulnerable people for more than forty years. Join The Hub Club and you can get involved in a variety of fun and engaging activities throughout the week.
Life with a learning disability should not be something that prevents someone from being active and taking part in enjoyable activities. The support is out there, waiting to be found, to help people with learning disabilities get out and about in the local community. Many organizations and schemes exist to offer opportunities and activities for people with learning disabilities.
If so, find out more about how we can support you. This might mean going for a swim or playing a game of tennis but it could also mean going for a walk or a bike ride. Almost anything that gets you active will benefit your health.
The Tovertafel games provide adults, old people and children with a specific care need with activities that are meaningful and above all lots of fun! The games were developed in close collaboration with the target groups and are therefore tailor-made for them. Would you like to order a game that has been developed for another target group, which you are not sure will be suitable for your clients or residents?