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All support groups articles

Advocacy support to get your voice heard

Advocacy is where someone helps you to get your views and opinions heard. They can support you to access services if you are unable to do so by yourself.

Autism

Autism 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.

Gardening and health

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

Learning disability

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 disability

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

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.

Support Groups

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.

 

Services for people with a learning disability or autism

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