Grassroots charity promoting the right for people with learning disabilities to have a choice about how they live their lives

Archive for April, 2018

Sexuality and people with learning disabilities

29
Apr
2018

I read this awful tweet yesterday, I’ve no reason to believe it’s not true, it was published by a barrister representing a client with a learning disability who is also gay. Why would he lie about that? @ukhomeoffice doesn’t believe my client is gay as it’s not credible someone with severe learning difficulties would be […]

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Frank Turner tickets – important update

16
Apr
2018

We have been totally blown away by the response to the free tickets offer by Frank Turner, enabling people with learning disabilities to go and see him for free on the UK, and Ireland, legs of his world tour, and of course to Stay Up Late in the process. Due to the huge demand we […]

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Gig Buddies evaluation – the work so far

15
Apr
2018

– it’s serious fun and that’s official! Last year we were delighted to work with Research in Practice For Adults (RiPFA) who conducted our external Gig Buddies evaluation project. “It has given me a change in my life, I was isolated before. My Gig Buddy has helped me stay up late.” They interviewed 30 of […]

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Frank Turner world tour – apply for free tickets!

03
Apr
2018

The super lovely, and kind, Frank Turner, has offered to support the Stay Up Late campaign by offering a limited number of free tickets for date on his upcoming world tour. So if you’re a person with a learning disability who is a fan of Frank, or would like to go to a big rock gig […]

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