Building Bridges Training has developed a range of good practice information and other resources.


Our leaflets and reports are available through our new online store.


For working with people with a learning disability


  • My Keep safe check list (A check list for people with a learning disability who go out and about in the community)

  • Church words dictionary (A dictionary of church words and a simple explanation)

  • All about me (A one page summary that communicates key information about the support people say they want)

  • Money and Banking Word Bank (A dictionary of money and banking words and a simple explanation)

  • Tablet and Smartphone icon buster (An explanation of the icons used on new technology and checklist)


For staff


  • Producing easy read information (Information on producing letters and reports)

  • Facilitating good meetings involving parents with a learning disability (What to do before, during and after a meeting)

  • Supporting people with a learning disability who use your service (A guide for people in mainstream services)


Research Group reports


  • Money, Friends and Making Ends Meet 2011

  • Our Lives, Our Research 2014

  • ‘Living Our Lives’ 2016

  • Getting Involved – what stops us 2018

What else do we do?


As well as training, we can do research projects, consultancy, group facilitation, and user-led monitoring and evaluations.


We are based in Sandwell in the West Midlands. We can travel to venues which take one hour travel time.


Please contact us for an individual quote, which depends on the number of people we train, plus our travel costs.

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