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Learning disability support

Gives information about where you can get support for learning disability.

Useful contacts

Association for Real Change

arcuk.org.uk
Membership organisation supporting providers of services to people with a learning disability to promote real change.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)

bild.org.uk
National charity committed to improving quality of life for people with learning disabilities. Provides publications and training services for organisations and individuals, and supports advocacy.

CHANGE

changepeople.co.uk
Change is a national organisation run by disabled people that works for the rights of all people with learning disabilities, including those who are deaf or blind.

The Elfrida Society

elfrida.com
Leading charity aiming to make it possible for people with learning difficulties to manage as much of their lives as they want and feel able to.

Livability

020 7452 2110
livabilty.org.uk
Christian organisation providing care services for people with disabilities all over England and Wales.

Mencap

0808 808 1111
mencap.org.uk
Information and advice for people with a learning disability, families and carers.

People First

peoplefirstltd.com
Organisation 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.

Real Life Options

reallifeoptions.org
Aims to provide self-directed support that puts people with learning disabilities in control of their own lives and maximises their independence and social inclusion.

This information was published in November 2016.

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