safeguarding

Fighting hate crime – are you ’with Sam‘?

The national learning disability charity Dimensions is spearheading a campaign – I’m with Sam – to fight back against learning disability and autism hate crime. Thirteen organisations have joined them so far and there has already been some success in working with the Crown Prosecution Service to react more robustly to these crimes.…

Sharing ideas to stay safe in the community

People with learning disabilities have shown they can find their own solutions to keeping safe but those supporting them should try to ensure that family networks are maintained. This research is being conducted at the Connect Centre for International Research on New Approaches to Prevent Violence and Harm, based at UCLan.…

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