Learning Disability

Learning Disability

In Edinburgh and Midlothian we develop programmes of opportunity for people with learning disabilities to participate, inform, and develop activity which reflects their unique interests and circumstances. We create long and short term activity which supports the individual to contribute to their community or make change to situations they face in everyday life.

For more information contact kara@artlinkedinburgh.co.uk.

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Barter Swap Shop

Barter

The barter project creates artwork made by people with learning disability, as an alternative form of currency to trade in return for goods, services or new experiences. This amazing hiking boot was created by the Friday barter workshop participants for the benefit of a rambling or walking society in Midlothian. Midlothian Council’s ‘Ageing Well’ project…

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Annual Review 2011

This year’s Annual Review is written by guest writer Nicola Wright who explores the challenges posed by low expectations and cuts in services.

This publication is also available in Braille, Tape and Large print formats.
Please contact us for your copy.

What can we trade?

The Barter Project uses the artistic skills and talents of people with learning disabilities to benefit their local communities. In artist led workshops art works are made, such as signs, window displays, craftworks for local people and businesses, in exchange for goods, services or new experiences.

This publication is also available in Braille, Tape and Large print formats.
Please contact us for your copy.

Utopia

What would happen if we took time to learn from a person with profound learning disabilities or complex needs and if we found more imaginative ways of interpreting the subtle ways they try to communicate with us? In this magazine you will encounter the beginning of a new way forward.

This publication is also available in Braille, Tape and Large print formats.
Please contact us for your copy.