Bild statement on use of aversive practices

Bild is aware of and deeply concerned by organisations continuing to use punishment and aversive techniques in the name of supporting vulnerable people. We condemn these practices in the strongest possible terms, they are a violation of human rights and entirely unacceptable. We have been greatly disappointed to see recent international conferences promoting the continued … Read more

Learning and Development Coordinator (Maternity Cover) Vacancy

We’re currently recruiting a full-time Learning and Development Coordinator (maternity cover) to join our team. If you’re passionate about ensuring everyone can enjoy the same rights and opportunities, have sound IT knowledge and experience of managing databases, learning management systems and CRM systems, we would love to hear from you. At Bild, you’ll have the … Read more

Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Trial

On Thursday 5th May, Bild was pleased to attend a roundtable event hosted by Gillian Keegan MP, Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care), sharing learnings from the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training Trial. Bild was delighted to be part of this important trial. The training is named after Oliver McGowan, a young autistic … Read more

What are the education choices and opportunities for people with learning disabilities to continue their learning?

Kate Brackley works at Bild and is writing a series of blog posts. For this blog she talks about her experience of education and interviews Lara Holland from Bild for the Future (Bild’s lived experience advisory group) and Scott Watkin BEM, who has worked for many years advocating for, and with, people with learning disabilities. … Read more