Making our voice heard

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We think people with a learning disability should be seen and heard! We will use our ideas and our experiences to help improve services for everyone.


On this page you will find information and resources about:

Sharing our ideas – our Top Tips, guides, films and other ways we are telling people about our experiences and our ideas

Helping to make services better – our work with service providers 

Working with North Yorkshire County Council - helping the Council to understand what is working and what needs to get better including work on the Live Well Live Longer strategy 

Supporting people on the self-advocacy journey – explaining self-advocacy and supporting more people to become self-advocates.

Making information accessible for everyone – our work to make sure information is as accessible as possible 


Useful resources

Carry on Talking Podcast
Listen to North Yorkshire self-advocates discuss matters that are important to them and interview guests about their chosen topics.

Top tips for presenters
Tips from self-advocates on how to make presentations more effective and easier to understand.

Good meeting guide
We have created a good meeting guide to help you when organising and holding meetings.

Top tips for saving money on energy bills 
We have a developed some useful tips on how to save money and stay warm in winter.

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