Telecare for people with learning disabilities

Two stories on this topic:

1) Through Assistive Technology to Employment (TATE) is a European Social Fund Equal project. There’s a great website – see how they have presented the information for people with learning disabilities, using Widgit Ltd. software symbols. There are 18 project partners listed on the site:
Brandon Trust
Carers UK
City & Guilds
Cornwall Adult Social Care
Granada Learning
Home Farm Trust
Inclusive Technology
Oxfordshire Social Community Services
Portland College
Right Employment
The Rix Centre
Social Care Institute for Excellence
SRS Technology
University of Kent – European Institute of Social Services
Disabled Living Foundation
Valuing People
But, according to Tunstall’s PR company, it’s all about…

2) Assistive technology could improve the quality of life of people with learning difficulties, but “entrenched attitudes” are limiting its use, according to Gadgets, Gizmos and Gaining Independence the report by Advance UK, launched on Monday. (But where is it on Advance UK’s website? UPDATE: Link in comment). Community Care provides the story.

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