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Autism is a life-long condition. It affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. People with  autism or a learning disability find it harder than others to learn, understand and communicate.

Gardening is good for you. It is therapy and fitness rolled into one.

A learning disability is a life-long condition. It affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. People with a learning disability find it harder than others to learn, understand and communicate.

Self care and self management for people with a disability are terms that are used regularly in today’s society, particularly by the NHS and associated health and social care organisations.

Social Prescribing is where you are prescribed activity or exercise to improve your physical and mental health. It may be used in place of medication or alongside treatment.

There are a range of support groups in Newcastle that help, advise and support people through difficulties including offering emotional support to those people dealing with illness, social isolation, end of life or a long term condition.

 

This article explains the services that are available for people with a learning disability or autism.