Who are Speakup?
Speakup Self Advocacy is an organisation run by and for people with learning disabilities and/or autism. Our organisations main aim is to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/or autism are valued and included within society. We do this in many ways, you can see lots of the work we do by clicking on the ‘Helpful Resources’ link above. To find out more you might like to ring us or email us, see the ‘Contact’ link above.
This year we are celebrating 30 years of advocacy!
During this time we have supported over 260,000 people and numerous organisations across the UK.
We work with a range of organisations including The CQC, The Department of Health, Department for Work and Pensions, Work Programme Providers, Department for Education, Ministry of Justice, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Citizens Advice, Money Advice Trust and the NHS to name but a few.
Speakup are experts in developing and delivering accessible information, training and resources that improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
We do this in many ways, you can see lots of the work we do by clicking on the ‘Work we do’ link above or you might like to ring us or email us, see the ‘Contact us’ link above.
We work to promote Choice, Rights and Independence for Everyone.
We are a Charity run by and for people with learning disabilities and are proud of the way we work. People with learning disabilities are involved in every part of the Charity and we employ people with learning disabilities to help organise and deliver our projects.
Find out more
To read more about what we do you can look through our website or flick through the booklet below. Click on the booklet to make it bigger.
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