Mental Health Awareness Week is all about kindness

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Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place from 18 – 24th May 2020 and the theme is ‘kindness’. Take a look at the Mental Health Foundation’s website to find out more about what kindness can do not only for someone else, but also for you and your mental health. Whether it be smiling at stranger … Read more

Speak Out’s ’s chance to win £1,000 opens today!

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Speak Out is asking for nominations to win £1,000 Movement for Good award. We are encouraging people to nominate Speak Out to be in for a chance to win £1,000 as part of specialist insurer Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards. It’s quick and easy to nominate us online. Nominations are open from Wednesday 6 May … Read more

Speak Out’s Wednesday Group Meet Again!

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Speak Out’s Wednesday group is a group for older people with learning disabilities. We’ve moved our meeting online, and it’s really great to get together and have a chat with old friends!   The Wednesday group is for people over the age of 50 and who have a learning disability. They talk about things going … Read more

Letter for Going Out in the Community

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Because of Covid-19 there are new rules about staying at home. Are you finding it hard to understand where you are allowed to go? Some people are scared they might get told off if they go out. To make it less worrying there is a letter you can carry when you go out. It helps … Read more

Join us in our online drop-ins

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If you have a learning disability and have a question or would like to have a friendly chat, our on-line drop-in sessions are running every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Please click on the orange zoom chat link below on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday or Sunday to join us. Everyone is welcome and we look forward … Read more

Listen to Rohan on BBC Radio Sussex

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Rohan, who is a member of the Being Heard in the Government Group, was on BBC Radio Sussex this morning talking about Speak Out’s helpline and the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities during the covid-19 crisis. Take a listen here.