In this section there are some policies which will be useful to people who have a learning disability or who are on the autistic spectrum.  If you are thinking about, or already are self-directing then these will be useful to you.

 

Access to Further and Higher Education Policy

This policy explains what your rights are in relation to accessing further/higher education

Anti-Abuse Policy

This policy explains what abuse is, and what to do if you think you are being abused in any way.

Confidentiality Policy

This policy explains your right to confidentiality.  For example, if you are talking to a professional person about your private and personal life.

Internet Safety Policy

This policy explains how to keep safe and secure while you are on the internet e.g. buying items online. 

Keeping Safe at Home Policy

This policy explains how to keep safe when you are in your house e.g. by locking all the doors.

Keeping Safe at the Cash Machine Policy

This policy explains how to keep safe when you are collecting money from a cash machine so nobody steals from you.

Keeping Safe on the Phone Policy

This policy explains how to keep your personal information confidental if you are talking to someone on the phone you don't know. 

Keeping Safe when Out and About Policy

This policy explains what essentials you need to bring with you before you go out so that you can have a safe journey to your location. 

Self-Directed Support Policy

This policy explains your right to make choices in your personal life, and how other people should respect those choices e.g. getting into a relationship.

Sexual Rights Policy

This policy explains your right to make choices in your personal life, and how other people should respect those choices e.g. getting into a relationship.

Supporting People's Sexuality Policy

This policy explains how to find out information about your body and the decisions you will make in life. 

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