Now available at Jersey Library.
A series of books which tell stories in pictures to help people with learning and communication difficulties explore and understand their own experiences. They provide a written storyline, guidelines and resources for supporters and professionals. For more information, go to www.booksbeyondwords.co.uk
|Am I going to die?||Hollins, Sheila||Terminal illness|
|Ann has dementia||Hollins, Sheila||Dementia|
|Enjoying sport and exercise||Hollins, Sheila||Benefits of exercise and choosing activities|
|Falling in love||Hollins, Sheila||Personal relationships|
|Food…fun, healthy and safe||Hollins, Sheila||Choosing, cooking and eating food|
|George gets smart||Hollins, Sheila||Keeping yourself clean|
|Getting on with cancer||Donaghey, Veronica||Dealing with treatment and processes|
|Going to out-patients||Hollins, Sheila||Understanding what will happen in various scenarios|
|Going to the doctor||Hollins, Sheila||Understanding what will happen in various scenarios|
|I can get through it||Hollins, Sheila||Sexual abuse – current|
|Jenny speaks out||Hollins, Sheila||Sexual abuse – in the past|
|Looking after my balls||Hollins, Sheila||What to look for|
|Looking after my breasts||Hollins, Sheila||Breast awareness and screening|
|Looking after my heart||Hollins, Sheila||Prevention of heart disease|
|Loving each other safely||Bailey, Helen||Personal relationships|
|Ron’s feeling blue||Hollins, Sheila||Tackling depression|
|Sonia’s feeling sad||Hollins, Sheila||Tackling depression – counselling|
|Speaking up for myself||Hollins, Sheila||Ethnic discrimination|
|When dad died||Hollins, Sheila||Death of a father|
|When mum died||Hollins, Sheila||Death of a mother|
The National Association of Independent Schools & Non-Maintained Special Schools (NASS) is a membership organisation working with and for special schools in the voluntary and private sectors within the UK. Its aim is to provide information, support and training to its members through a range of media in order to benefit and advance the education of young people with special educational needs.
CHANGE is a leading national human rights organisation led by Disabled People. We work for the human rights and inclusion of all people with learning disabilities.
Beyond Words – helping people with learning disabilities to understand their world.
Beyond Words is a small not-for profit social enterprise set up in 2011. We are a spin out from St. George’s, University of London where our Executive Chair, Baroness Sheila Hollins is Professor of the Psychiatry of Disability. We publish books and provide services for adults with learning disabilities, their family carers, support workers and other professionals. These include the Books Beyond Words series which has been helping people with learning disabilities to understand their world since 1989.
If you would like to make a donation to our work, you can do so through a special Beyond Words fund within St. George’s Hospital Charity. Your donation will help more people with learning disabilities to benefit from the Beyond Words educational and counselling materials.
Sunny Arts was started by writer and director Will Geffin in 1999. The current team is made up of a range of performers, presenters, film makers and trainers with extensive experience in producing drama, documentary and corporate video, film and live drama. Some members of the team have disabilities and learning difficulties.
Our annual Holiday Information Guides are packed with information to help people with learning disabilities and those closest to them choose a holiday.
The guides include:
Barclays Money Skills is a national programme that helps people to develop and improve their financial skills, knowledge and confidence.