News and blogs
Find out more about our work and what we get up to, by reading our news and blogs.
Thinking out loud
People with learning disabilities are just like you and me....defining themselves as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and questioning who they are sexually.Read more
Transgender easy read guide
We launched a new Transgender easy read guide at the Learning Disability England conference in Manchester.Read more
Talking Tiles to aid communication
Technology blog: Good communication is essential and there are brilliant devices that can make life much easier.Read more
I’m in crisis…but you have to wait 8-12 hours
If a crisis is when you are a danger to yourself or others, then I think my having suicidal thoughts counts.Read more
Thoughts on banter
It's amazing to think in this day and age that bullying can easily be disguised as 'banter'.Read more
Making safeguarding musical?
Together with Alistair Clarkson and Meta Killick, we ran a series of community music sessions to establish a culture in which relationships are more open, relaxed, positive, equal and therefore safer.Read more
The Big Meet
The Big Meet is Choice Support's event for people we support. It's full of workshops, talks and activities and is a perfect opportunity to meet more people.Read more
Hero Worship. Is this a positive thing?
Perhaps it’s good to have someone to look up to, whose qualities are a source of aspiration and inspiration, someone to follow, learn from and be motivated by.Read more
What it means to be transgender
The following blog was written by a person with learning disabilities, who wanted to share her experiences of how good support has helped her to live the life she has always wanted.Read more
LGBT social groups
Social groups for people with learning disabilities who identify as LGBT are few and far between.Read more
Supported Loving - how can families help?
I went to speak with the Supported Loving network about a family perspective on the near taboo subject of sexual relationships between people with learning disabilities.Read more
Sexuality and learning disabilities
Sexuality and Learning Disabilities is a book published by Learning Disabilities Today and edited by Choice Support's Dr Claire Bates.Read more