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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 is a life-long condition which affects a person’s ability to communicate or to do everyday things. This page has more information about local support organisations and groups in Newcastle.
There are lots of venues and lunch clubs in Newcastle. Some offer discounts for older people or a tailored service such as lunch clubs where you can socialise with other like minded people.
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. There are services and benefits that can help too.
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 housing and support services that are available for people with a learning disability or autism.