People with learning disabilities can be forced into marriage
People who identify as LGBT make up between 5% and 10% of the population.
22.03.2018 | Mel O'Neil and Mark Phillipson
Mark wants to meet a girlfriend but isn't getting the right support.
12.02.2018 | Dr Claire Bates, Learning Disability Today
LDT publishes Dr Claire Bates’ blog challenging ingrained cultural barriers to love and sex.
03.01.2018 | Sam Sly
Sam Sly believes that love is the central key to citizenship, something we all have a right to.
04.12.2017 | Dr E. Ferguson
How do most people with learning disabilities meet a partner? Research findings from Dr E Ferguson.
31.10.2017 | Dr Claire Bates, Learning Disability Today
Dr Claire Bates discusses online dating for people with learning disabilities in her LDT blog.
26.10.2017 | Claire Bates
Notes from third Supported Loving network meeting.
23.10.2017 | Sue Sharples
Sue Sharples challenges CQC and support providers not to ignore support for sex and relationships.
12.10.2017 | Gillian Leno
Full-time intimate relationships teacher writes about the lasting impact of collaborative work.
03.10.2017 | Christian Buchan - Choice Support Homes Manager
What has Supported Loving inspired Christian to achieve for people he supports?
30.08.2017 | CHANGE
CHANGE, a leading human rights organisation, says sex education is needed for everyone.
16.08.2017 | Vicky Buckingham
Sadly, there doesn’t seem to be a lot of people with disabilities who are married.
27.07.2017 | Janice Tillet, Expert by Experience
My role is to talk to the patients or users to give in depth input from their perspective.
17.07.2017 | Claire Bates
Read about the second Supported Loving network meeting.
10.07.2017 | Claire Bates, Learning Disability Today
Learning Disability Today publishes blog by Dr Claire Bates on LGBT Pride.
21.06.2017 | Liz Wilson, Dimensions
Liz admits she is guilty of double standards with her own daughter.
15.06.2017 | Sue Turner, NDTi
"...a safe space to talk about relationships and sex – not to be kept safe from them."
05.06.2017 | The Lady Verdin Trust
A woman who needs support wants to find a sex worker.
15.05.2017 | Leanne and David
Leanne and David explain what good relationship support means to them.
02.05.2017 | Jessica's sister
Helena, a sister, explains why she is founder of Happily a friendship and dating agency.
18.04.2017 | Katie
Before I met Dave I often felt lonely, which didn't help my depression.
10.04.2017 | Maxine Hemmings, Mates 'n' Dates
Many people with learning disabilities want friends and maybe a partner.
21.03.2017 | Dr Simon Duffy, CfWR
Having sex and love in your life is one important part of being a full citizen.
13.03.2017 | Sue Deeley, Gettalife
Excellent relationship support can have a profound impact on couples in love.
02.03.2017 | Clare Morgan, Josephine & Jack Project
A unique approach for people with learning disabilities to talk about relationships and sex.
20.02.2017 | Dr Claire Bates
Read the notes of the first meeting on 5th February 2017.
24.01.2017 | Dr Claire Bates, Quality Analyst/Researcher
Dr Claire Bates writes about the launch of Supported Loving
04.01.2017 | Safeguarding Committee
Choice Support’s Safeguarding Committee intends to make 2017 our safest year yet.
13.12.2016 | Sarah Maguire, Managing Director
Sarah Maguire, our Managing Director, writes about listening to the voice of experience.
15.11.2016 | Prof. David Sines PhD CBE, Patron
Choice Support Patron, Prof. David Sines, joins campaigners against hate crime.
25.10.2016 | The Our Rights Group
Our Rights Group (ORG) have just hosted a successful conference all about healthy lives.
24.10.2016 | Dr Thomas Doukas, Involvement leader
It’s been an eye-opener says Dr Thomas Doukas our Involvement Team Leader.
11.10.2016 | Steven Rose, Chief Executive
Steven Rose says you've got to be radical if you want to make change happen.
19.09.2016 | Steven Rose, Chief Executive
Steven Rose visits India and meets Guria, a young girl found on the streets who is supported by...
01.09.2016 | Rita Kelsey, Area Manager London
Using the Skills for Care toolkit has transformed how our staff think, act and work together to...
26.08.2016 | Sian Hoolahan
Salma is 20 years old and one of the youngest support workers at Choice Support.
19.08.2016 | Lynda Frampton, Trustee
Until recently you will no doubt have heard about SOVA (Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults).