A project that helps professionals better support parents with learning disabilities will continue and expand thanks to funding from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
The Working Together with Parents Network (WTPN) is
a collaboration between the Norah Fry Centre for Disability Studies at the
University of Bristol, Learning Disability Wales, and Scottish Commission
for Learning Disability (SCLD).
The three-year, £462,000 grant from the Esmée Fairbairn
Foundation will enable the Network to ensure that the perspectives,
needs and rights of parents with learning disabilities are
routinely reflected in all relevant family policies, practices and
Anyone who works with parents with a learning disability can
join the network for free and keep up-to-date with policy
developments across the UK. Click here to find out more.