Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust; aims to empower people with disabilities, using techniques and technologies which optimise potential for communication and control. ACT works with people with complex disabilities to develop ways to enable them to communicate and interact with their environment, assisted by the use of electronic equipment.
A website that offers 300 free online courses at Certificate or Diploma level. Study the interactive training courses at your pace, for home or work. Subject headings are Health and safety, English language skills, schools curriculum, business and enterprise skills and personal development.
Independent education and participation charity; encouraging and enabling people to engage in democratic society. Focus on developing young people's citizenship skills and their knowledge and understanding of the law, democracy and public life.
Omega factsheet on Personal Computers and the basics of information technology.
Shropshire-wide community project from Shropshire RCC; this website links together all aspects of Digital Inclusion for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. It contains details of resources, initiatives, facilities and support available throughout the county, all aimed at getting people online.
Video presentation; Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity; Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children and champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.
Over 1,000 tips from people with first-hand experience of learning disability, autism and special needs. Netbuddy is an award-winning site for swapping practical tips and information on all aspects of supporting people with special needs.
Information and support for carers considering a return to employment. Includes workshops, signposting and confidence-building assistance.
Ideas and activities to help build confidence and improve reading, writing, discussion, maths and ICT skills.