Disability - learning disabilities
Latest Innovation and best practice posts
Welcome To Your Library - Essex County Council | 24 September 2012
This welcome guide was a joint project between Essex Libraries, Maldon and Dengie Local Action group (one of 12 groups in Essex which help plan services for young people and adults with a learning ...
Using Southend Library | 14 September 2012
A new guide to Southend Central Library has been designed and produced by members of SHIELDS Parliament in partnership with the Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities and Southend Lib...
Increasing social interaction by adults with learning disabilities through shared learning (Reading Groups) - Dudley MBC | 19 April 2012
"The number of adults with a learning disability is set to rise in Dudley as elsewhere, therefore supporting their independence is a priority for Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council. The Council ha...
Latest information resources
- Write4Children (June 2013 issue)
- Best Practice guides for library staff
- Reading for pleasure: ideas to inspire ...
- Information resources for people who have different communication and literacy needs
- Materials for adults with severe learning disabilities
Special educational needs - resources
Weblinks and resources compiled by Anne Harding.
National Development Team for Inclusion
"The National Development Team for Inclusion is a not for profit organisation concerned with promoting inclusion and equality for people who risk exclusion and who need support to lead a full life. We have a particular interest in issues around age, disability and mental health."
Latest blog posts
Nominations for Jodi Awards 2011 now open | 22 June 2011
Have you been working on a project which uses digital media to widen access to information, collections and learning for disabled people? If so, we would like to hear about your project.Nominations...
Libraries Change Lives Award 2011 Finalists announced | 8 June 2011
The three projects in the running for this prestigious annual award are: 1. The NEALIS project (North East Accessible Library and Information Services) Providing improving library, information and ...
Jodi Awards 2010 | 2 December 2010
The winners and commended pieces of work were announced yesterday. Winner Digital Access Online: Historic Royal Palaces, British Sign Language visitor information Winner Digital Access for People w...
Jodi Award 2009 - reminder of call for nominations | 16 July 2009
Nominations are now being sought for the Jodi Awards 2009. The awards are for museums, galleries, libraries, archives, arts organisations and heritage venues that use digital technology to widen ac...
The Jodi Awards 2008 (jodi2008) | 9 December 2008
Jodi Award Winners 2008 Taken from MLA News Bulletin. Kevin Carey, Vice Chair of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), called for renewed effort to make UK digital culture accessible...