Work with people with learning disabilities

Cheshire West and Cheshire Council

Day Services for People with Learning Disabilities

Between 2004 and 2011 I ran a series of projects developing staff capacity to offer arts-based activities to service users and finding new ways to promote service users’ integration into local communities.

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Carry on Listening 2006

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Aspirations of participants in Day Centres for adults with moderate learning disabilities were expressed in artworks including posters and banners displayed at two user-led conferences developed through a partnership between Cheshire Arts and Health Authority.

Sound and Space, 2008

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In 2008 I worked with sound artist Andrew H and Day Centre staff to build flexible multisensory environments for service users. On subsequent visits I helped develop other creative ways of working including these large scale cyanotype prints…

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Working in Cheshire was a hugely rewarding experience and I got to know a lot of lovely people.

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