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Opening up communities

Vijay Patel writes about the issues people with learning disabilities face building friendships and relationships

Learning about learning disabilities

We all have a lot to learn about how to support children with learning disabilities, says Jan Tregelles 

Mental health toolkit for adults with learning difficulties

New tools aimed at improving the quality and effectiveness of mental health services for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism have been launched by...

Spellathon goes live online

The annual spelling competition organised by learning disability charity Mencap is now live online. Schools are invited to sign up for Spellathon where pupils can...

British Institute of Learning Disabilities gets new Chief Executive

Ann Chivers has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD). Previously BILD’s Delivery Services Manager, Ms Chivers...

Bristol “abuse” film leads to arrests

Avon and Somerset police have made a series of arrests following the screening of an undercover report by the BBC’s Panorama programme which appears...

Services failing carers with learning disabilities

Thousands of people with a learning disability who are caring for elderly relatives are being failed by the services designed to support them, says...