People with learning disabilities in Worcestershire, speaking up for themselves

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Expert training by people with learning disabilities

SpeakEasy NOW

Self-Advocacy Charity for people with learning disabilities

Charity No. 1106914

We are a user led charity – run by people with lived experience.

Contact us on: 01905 774247

email us at: mail@speakeasynow.org.uk

Keep up to date by visiting our Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/speakeasynow22

This years AGM is on 19th October 10:30 am - 12 noon via Zoom

  This year our AGM is on 19th October at 10:30 am to 12 noon, via Zoom.

“Making Voices Stronger”

  We will celebrate 10 years of Health Checkers

If you would like to book a place, contact: j.jones@speakeasynow.org.uk 

 

COVID-19

See latest guidance: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Watch our film celebrating how SpeakEasy NOW first started with the Service User Network of Worcestershire.

“Hello Everyone,

I have just watched your fabulous film. It made me laugh and have a few tears too. You all must have had great fun making it and remembering what Speakeasy has done over its 15 years I hope the group continues for many more years to come to give a voice to people with learning disabilities across Worcestershire I feel so proud of being a very small part of SpeakEasy NOW. Well Done Everyone!

Best Wishes to all” – Jules

 

“As well as having a leading role in engagement, participation and empowerment of people with learning disabilities, their work with Transforming Care has been recognised nationally. They support a number of experts by experience who work with Worcestershire County Council and hold a People’s Parliament. I would be surprised if you could find a better organisation to work with in terms of engagement.” – Richard Keble, Assistant Adult Services Director, Worcestershire County Council

 

We meet at self-advocacy groups across Worcestershire.
Our Expert Members support the work of Worcestershire County Council.
Our Health Checkers and Quality Checkers are funded by the NHS to ensure their services meet the needs of the community.
We provide an Easy Read translation service and Learning Disability Awareness training to organisations who want to improve their service for customers with learning disabilities.
We have an active People’s Parliament who hold public debates on issues that are important to us.