The Respond Action Group is a group of people with learning disabilities who work for Respond. This is what they do:
Make sure that the voice of people with learning disabilities is part of the organisation
Advise on publicity and information to make it accessible
Design the easy read pages on the website
Go on outreach visits to residential homes, self-advocacy groups, conferences and meetings to talk
Support people with learning disabilites around the issues of abuse, bullying, trauma, and consent
The Action Group meet once a month. There are six members.
The Respond Action Group has worked on:
The Easy Read pages on this website were designed by the
Respond Action Group with help from the Elfrida Society's Access to
The Sexual Offenses Act 2004
The Home Office booklet "Protecting you from Sexual Abuse"
The Disability Rights Commission work on Hate Crime
The Crown Prosecution Service Disability Equality Scheme
Metropolitan Police consultative groups on Legal packs and Adult and Elder Abuse policy