Learning Disabilities

About Learning Disabilities - advice on learning disabilities, includes a section on healthcare support and social inclusion

Joseph Rowntree Foundation Publications - includes categories on healthcare, equality and diversity and people with disabilities

Learning Disabilities Elf - blog discussing issues affecting healthcare and people with learning disabilities; includes items about research, policy and guidance

RCN Learning Disabilities Guidance

RCN: Learning Disabilities & Social Inclusion

Tizard Centre - UK academic group working in learning disability and community care

British Institute for Learning Disabilities (BILD) - works with the government and other organisations to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities.

National Network for Learning Disability Nurses (NNLDN) - helps nurses share good practice and give each other professional peer support when working in isolated roles.

Royal College of Nursing Learning Disability Nursing Forum - promotes closer links with service users and their families.

CHANGE - equal rights organisation led by people with learning disabilities.

Foundation for people with learning disabilities - promotes the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families.

Mencap - aims to value and support people with a learning disability, their families and carers.

People First - run by and for people with learning difficulties to raise awareness of and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties and to support self advocacy groups across the country.

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