Association for Real Change ARC

Association for Real Change ARC

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Look North Hate Crime Report

Look North Hate Crime Report

A new disability hate crime campaign is being launched today across Shropshire and Telford.    'We're All Human' is the message behind the new initiative which aims to raise awareness of disability hate crime.

A new disability hate crime campaign is being launched today across Shropshire and Telford. 'We're All Human' is the message behind the new initiative which aims to raise awareness of disability hate crime.

Braunton Academy Year 9 students have been working with Rod Landman from ARC Safety Net Project and co trainers, Sharon and Kevin, to raise awareness of the problems some people with learning disabilities have when in public and when using public transport.

Safety Net - Friend or Fake? Raising awareness of mate crime against people with learning disabilities

Most friends really are friends… but sometimes people might pretend to be your friend. People who commit Mate Crimes might be nice to your face. These people are often not rude, violent or aggressive, nor do they steal your things. They pretend to be nice to you.

Safety Net - Friend or Fake? Raising awareness of mate crime against people with learning disabilities

To demonstrate that ARC really is the Association for REAL CHANGE we are launching a range of Real Change Challenges over 2013 and beyond.     The first challenge focuses on improving the quality of life for older people with Learning Disabilities or Autism.

To demonstrate that ARC really is the Association for REAL CHANGE we are launching a range of Real Change Challenges over 2013 and beyond. The first challenge focuses on improving the quality of life for older people with Learning Disabilities or Autism.

Mencap fundraiser, Aunti Annies, Belfast, October 2010

Mencap fundraiser, Aunti Annies, Belfast, October 2010

The Talking Money project was a joint project with ENABLE Scotland and it aimed to address local financial inclusion barriers in the different areas.    We used a Baseline questionnaire in four different areas; Highland, Scottish Borders, Aberdeenshire, Dumfries and Galloway.

The Talking Money project was a joint project with ENABLE Scotland and it aimed to address local financial inclusion barriers in the different areas. We used a Baseline questionnaire in four different areas; Highland, Scottish Borders, Aberdeenshire, Dumfries and Galloway.

The Take the Health Challenge! project was the third of ARC Cymru’s (Wales) health promotion projects in Wales, seeking to further increase knowledge about healthy lifestyles amongst people with learning disabilities by expanding activities in North Wales.

The Take the Health Challenge! project was the third of ARC Cymru’s (Wales) health promotion projects in Wales, seeking to further increase knowledge about healthy lifestyles amongst people with learning disabilities by expanding activities in North Wales.

Our Good Health was a 12-month project on Anglesey that was run by ARC Cymru (Wales) with the support of the Pfizer Foundation, the Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales and the Anglesey Health Alliance.    The aim of the Our Good Health project was to explore and tackle the problems people with a learning disability encounter when trying to access mainstream healthy lifestyle initiatives.

Our Good Health was a 12-month project on Anglesey that was run by ARC Cymru (Wales) with the support of the Pfizer Foundation, the Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales and the Anglesey Health Alliance. The aim of the Our Good Health project was to explore and tackle the problems people with a learning disability encounter when trying to access mainstream healthy lifestyle initiatives.

The aim of the Clear Thoughts project was to offer information on mental health, what it is and how to promote positive mental health in learning disability to individuals, their families, carers and professionals.    The project looked at the differences between emotional distress (mental ill-health) and learning disability and issues such as dementia and depression including factors such as sensory impairment, autism, ethnicity, policy and law.

The aim of the Clear Thoughts project was to offer information on mental health, what it is and how to promote positive mental health in learning disability to individuals, their families, carers and professionals. The project looked at the differences between emotional distress (mental ill-health) and learning disability and issues such as dementia and depression including factors such as sensory impairment, autism, ethnicity, policy and law.

The aim of the Moving on Up project was to work with young people to establish what information would be useful on a website, what would work for them, their families and advocacy groups.

The aim of the Moving on Up project was to work with young people to establish what information would be useful on a website, what would work for them, their families and advocacy groups.

The Safety Net project has been raising awareness around Hate Crime and Mate Crime. Our aim is to prevent the exploitation of people with learning disabilities, by those claiming to be their friends. We want to help people with a learning disability, and their families and supporters, to ask and to identify who really is a Friend and who is a Fake.    The ‘Friend or Fake’ Training Resource CD contains useful information, training sessions and video clips.    Only £5

ARC Safety Net CD 'Friend or Fake' Training resource which includes useful information, training sessions and video clips.