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Our training is unique because our courses have been developed and are delivered by people with learning disabilities or autistim working in partnership with qualified tutors.

Our training courses can be delivered in your workplace or at our training centre and are delivered by experts by experience in learning disability and autism.

We have worked with lots of different people and organisations and we can deliver training to large or small groups:

  • Learning Disability and Autism Awareness

  • Better communication

  • Person Centred Planning

  • Mental Capacity Act

  • Developing Circles of Support

  • Co-production

  • Expert by Experience Training

  • Co-working

  • Employing people with learning disabilities, autism or both

  • My Health (Keeping Healthy and Annual Health Checks)

  • LeDeR - Learning Disability Mortality Review 

  • How to make easy read information

  • Creating accessible workspaces (reasonable adjustments)

Speakup also provides training to people with learning disabilities and autistic people to help them to live more independent , safer and better lives. This training can be provided one to one, in groups or at large events. We can train people about:

  • Relationships and friendships

  • Hate crime awareness

  • Helping people to be safe on the internet

  • Keeping warm and saving energy in the home

  • Fire safety in the home

  • The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide in the home

  • Abuse and bullying

  • Safety when out and about (walking, on your bike, on the bus, in a taxi)

  • Alcohol, drugs and other medications

  • Cooking and healthy eating

  • Money management and budgeting

  • Friendship Circles and Mutual Caring

  • Person Centred Planning and Life Planning

"Training was very good, some of the best. Great story sharing"

"Excellent presentations and would be useful for all practice staff"

"Helpful having people with Learning Disabilities and Autism doing the presentations and able to share their experiences and answer questions"

"I have taken over as lead Learning Disability nurse so found the training very useful"

"Very appropriate and informative; thank you very powerful presentations made more relevant by hearing from the perspective of people with LD and autism. Well done"

"Raised issues never thought of before,"

"Fantastic training session. Very educational and interactive. What a great team you have!"

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