Association for Real Change
A membership organisation, which supports providers of services to people with a learning disability. Provides information about their services, training, and projects.
Campaigns for equal rights for people with learning disabilities. Offers details of services available and sells booklets and other resources written for people with learning disorders about pregnancy, rights and preventing abuse.
Dimensions (UK) Ltd
Offers support to people in the UK with learning difficulties. Details of regional locations and contacts plus news and events.
The Elfrida Society
Charity for adults with learning difficulties. Offers information on current projects and sells booklets with simple information on key health topics.
Campaigns on behalf of children and adults with learning disabilities in Scotland. Includes details of current campaigns, fact sheets and information on membership.
Information and advice service for people with learning disabilities in Edinburgh. Also sells health leaflets specifically designed for people with learning disabilities.
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Works to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families. Contains information on current and past projects with people of all ages.
KEY Community Supports
Provides a wide range of services and support for people with learning disabilities in Scotland, to allow them to live a full life in their community.
Works for people with a wide range of learning disabilities, by providing services that allow people to live independently, advice and helplines, and campaigning. Describes their programmes, with news, how to get involved, and a library of resources.
Norah Fry Research Centre
An academic research and teaching centre at the University of Bristol, which focuses on people with learning (intellectual) disabilities and their families. Describes their activities and courses, with resources, publications, and contacts.
Provides support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD), their family and paid carers. Provides information about their services, projects, research, and campaigning and policy work.
An organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties formed to raise awareness, campaign, and support self advocacy groups. provides a guide to their activities and campaigns, details of membership, news, and an online community.
People First (Scotland)
An independent self-advocacy organisation in Scotland, run by and for people with learning difficulties. Includes a profile, details of their activities and campaigns, membership, and their network of local groups.
A UK registered charity run by families of people with learning disabilities to offer help and advice. Includes telephone and email contact details, useful resources and how to offer a donation.
Shared Lives South West
Specialises in the provision of services to support people with a learning disability, mental health needs, older people, people with dementia and parents with a learning disability; describes how the scheme works, and how to become a Shared Lives carer.