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Gives information about where you can get support for learning disability.
These organisations offer general support and services that may be helpful for people with learning disabilities.
Advice on issues relating to equality and human rights.
Books Beyond Words are written for people who cannot read or have difficulty reading. These communicate simple, explicit messages through stories using coloured pictures that include mime and body language. Topics include going to the doctor, bereavement, sexual abuse and depression. Some of the titles are available online.
This website was developed as a collaboration between the Division of Mental Health at St George’s, University of London and the Down’s Syndrome Association.
Part of the University of Bristol’s Department of Mental Health. the Norah Fry Research Centre researches issues affecting the lives of disabled children and adults with learning difficulties and their families and, through their research findings, aims to influence policy, improve services and support, empower and inform service users, families and professionals.
This information was published in November 2016.
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