Conditions and Diseases Learning Disability in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Conditions and Diseases Learning Disability

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Learning Disability

A group of MPs and Peers who meet to talk about the issues affecting people with a learning disability and their families.

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.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

Aims to improve the lives of those with learning disabilities. Features news, advocacy information, fact sheets and details of the Institute's various projects.

Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Carer-led national charity specialising in challenging behaviour associated with severe learning disabilities. https://www.facebook.com/thecbf cbfdn

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Provides information and support to parents/carers and professionals caring for individuals with severe learning disabilities and challenging behaviours; includes an online library of resources and advice, with contacts.

Change People

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.

Elizabeth FitzRoy Support

Provides tailored support for adults with learning and physical disabilities; includes details of local services, contacts, and details of volunteer opportunities.

Enable Scotland

Campaigns on behalf of children and adults with learning disabilities in Scotland. Includes details of current campaigns, fact sheets and information on membership.

Fair

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.

Learning Disability Alliance Scotland

Includes details of member organisations, campaigns, news, and information about their programme of meetings and conferences.

Learning Disability Coalition

A group of organisations campaigning to ensure adequate public funding to provide people with a learning disability opportunities and choice. Includes a list of members, background materials, resources, and links.

Learning Disability Wales

A national charity representing the learning disability sector in Wales.

Mencap

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.

PAMIS

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.

People First

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.

Rescare

A society for children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, campaigning for genuine choice in education provision, housing, and support services - with a full range of options.

SCLD - Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability

Work in partnership with people with learning disabilities of all ages and family carers to challenge discrimination and to develop and share good practice.

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.

Values Into Action Scotland

Rights, choice and control for people with learning difficulties and individuals on the autistic spectrum.

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