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Title: Layla’s Life, My Words: An Insight Into the World Of...

This is a very personal record of one family’s journey to educate other people and professionals about the difficulties their daughter Layla faced. The...

Learning from Lucy

Bringing up a daughter with learning disabilities has been the ultimate lesson in life, writes mum Samantha Bowen I wasn’t present at the time of my...

Positive support for learning disability

We need new attitudes and a new approach to the care and education of children with complex needs, writes Ben Higgins

The fatal cost of healthcare inequalities

Simple healthcare changes could save the lives of people with a learning disability Medical professionals do a fabulous job for most people, but for someone...

Working it out

Educating employers is key to getting more people with a learning disability into work, writes Mark Capper

Lost in music

Jane Douglas examines the difficulties that children with PMLD have in making sense of sound

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 

Learning disabled need better transition support

Young people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland are not being supported adequately enough in their transition to adult life, according to a research...

Care crisis looms for people with learning disabilities

Many people with learning disabilities face isolation and an uncertain future because local authorities are being forced to make further cuts to social care,...