18 June 2019

"Christopher’s win is a great reminder about the huge contribution people with learning disabilities make to their communities"

Christopher Porter is a member of our North Yorkshire Self Advocacy service.

Christopher’s win is a great reminder about the huge contribution people with learning disabilities make to their communities

He is co-chair of the Craven and Harrogate learning disability Local Area Group based in Skipton and the North Yorkshire Learning Disability Partnership Board representative for work on the NHS Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) programme. He also works with other groups including Oxfam in Skipton, South Craven Community Library, Fallfest and Exclusively Inclusive.

He has written several blogs for our website about his work.

Earlier this year he was named Craven 'Citizen of the Year' in recognition of all this work.

This Learning Disability Week Christopher's achievements have been highlighted by North Yorkshire County Council. You can read their story here.

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