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

Archive for December, 2018

A manifesto for an ordinary life

14
Dec
2018

A few years ago we were running a variety of workshops and talks at conferences and forums around the country. We wanted to get people to think about the obstacles that exist that are getting in the way of people with learning disabilities from leading the life that they want. In doing this we found […]

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A look back at 2018

13
Dec
2018

It’s time again for the Stay Up Late annual review and it’s been another rip-roaring year for the charity and here we’ve had a look back at just some of the highlights, and also some of the challenges that we’ve faced. It’s been an amazing year, I can’t believe what we achieved. 2018 was the […]

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No hi-viz jacket required – small institutions

10
Dec
2018

You don’t need to have large buildings to create institutions for people with learning disabilities, just inflexible and de-humanising practices. Here we’re having a think about a few of those. I read a weird thing on the Gr8 Support Movement FacebookGroup the other day. Someone had been shopping in Bluewater and whilst getting in to […]

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