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Learning Disability Wales’ NEW Membership Scheme

To our valued full members 

Your membership is now free of charge!

 We would like to thank you for your continued support as a valued member of Learning Disability Wales. Our voice, our work and the impact of what we do is only as strong as the number and range of members we have.

Thinking about how to increase our impact has led us to make some exciting changes that we want to tell you about.

Membership of Learning Disability Wales will be free of charge from April 2017. Why? We do not want the payment of fees to be a barrier to helping anyone improve their understanding of the rights of children, young people and adults with a learning disability or what progressive good services should look like. We also want Learning Disability Wales to be able to link more formally with any organisation or individual who shares our vision of a better future for people with a learning disability.

There will be just two categories of membership: Full and Associate. Full membership is just for third sector organisations working in Wales and you will continue to have voting rights to influence the work of Learning Disability Wales. Associate membership is open to any other organisation, company or individual.

Being a member will mean you pledge support to Learning Disability Wales activities and uphold our values and Charter of Rights.

We do hope we can continue to count on you as a member. Please help us to broaden and increase our membership, build stronger relationships and be better placed to represent organisations and individuals across Wales.

 

What will you get for your free membership? 

As a full member you will receive the following benefits:

  1. Opportunities to become a trustee and a vote and voice at our AGM.
  2. Getting your concerns and views reflected in our activities to influence policy.
  3. Privileged access to our training and events, giving you reduced rates and priority bookings.
  4. Privileged access to our information hub.

This will deliver to your inbox:

And give you:

What changes are there to membership? 

We want to continue to raise debate, to ask the more challenging questions and to share good practice through the new website and social media accounts.  We will do this through a richer mixture of shorter articles, blogs and videos.

What happens next?

We attach a Membership form and look forward to you completing and returning it. Doing this will take less than 5 minutes of your time and give you benefits for 3 years!

Completing the form is essential if you wish to continue to receive the benefits of being a member of Learning Disability Wales: key-rights-and-values-easy-read-2012

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