Specs for Speak Out Christmas Appeal 2016

Sim Specs

Many thanks to everyone that donated to Specs for Speak Out – our first ever Christmas appeal. We raised £812 which will fund nearly 3 months of our vital Drop-In service in the city, where people with a learning disability can see an advocate for one to one support with an issue or to get … Read more

Burning Questions/ Honest Answers

Brighton hustings

Ask your local Councillors a question On Friday 18th Novemeber we are working with Grace Eyre and St John’s College to organise a question time style event. Local people with learning disabilities will meet with local Councillors and ask them about important issues. We will be meeting 1.00 – 2.30. I you are local and … Read more

Tribute to Ingrid Ashberry


We would like to pay tribute to our colleague Ingrid Ashberry, who sadly passed away on Monday 26th September. Ingrid will be deeply missed by all, especially staff and service users with whom she worked closely alongside for over 10 years at Speak Out. Ingrid leaves an important legacy as she worked with great skill, compassion and commitment to protecting the rights … Read more

Summer Fayre of Awareness


An event highlighting some of the good community work locally and internationally On the 4th September, members of The Learning Disability Voices Network attended a really great new event hosted and organised by Jimmy Thomson.  The aim of the day was for people to share and learn news about local and international community projects.  It … Read more