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Watch, Listen and Learn

Here you will find a range of resources from videos to PDF packs.
This page will be updated regularly, so please check back for the latest content!


Rachel's Story - how Respond helps people move from hurting to healing.
Rachel’s Story was produced by our friends the Media Trust to tell the story of the positive difference creative therapy and emotional support can make to a young woman with learning disabilities, whose life has been affected by sexual exploitation. The film has been entered for competition into the inaugural Charity Film Awards. Please register to vote for our film by 30 November.




Sisters' Hour - British Muslim TV
Luthfa Khan talks to British Muslim TV from My Life, My Marriage project on the subject of Forced Marriage of People with Learning Disabilities.




Forced Marriage
Respond received funding from the Forced Marriage Unit to produce the following short films highlighting the issue of Forced Marriage in the lives of people with Learning Difficulties.

Below are a case study and the thoughts of some of our experts.

If you or someone you know is being forced or pressured into a marriage and want support, please call the Forced Marriage Unit on 020 7008 0151


Tamana Choudary

Rachel Clawson


Rashpal Pahal


Mandy Sanghera


Sylvia's Story Video
This film features Sylvia, a Respond service use, who tells her story, through a narrative that gives us a glimpse into the loneliness that has surrounded her life.

The film offers her the chance to explain, in her own words, the way in which Respond helped her turn this situation around.






Respond on Radio 4 again!
CEO Noelle Blackman discussing how people with learning disabilities cope with the death of a loved one.




Respond on Radio 4
Our CEO Noelle Blackman was a guest on 'You and Yours' to discuss the possible closures of long stay hospitals and the effects it may have on their patients.





Respond Charity Event Video

We recently held our first charity fundraiser at the Nave in Islington.
Many thanks to all who attended and donated.