|Learning Disabilities Support|
The Advice Worker can:
The Advice and Advocacy Service is free to all Carers and may save you time and worry. If you feel we could help, please contact us on 01452 386283.
To look at local support groups click here
Learning Disabilities Carers Newsletters
Easy Read Guides
Easy Health. This is a site providing easy read and listen information about healthy living.
How to approach your local partnership board (the partnership board is a number of representatives including Carers, service users and professional who are there to help shape local learning disabilities services and policy)
NHS Evidence - learning disabilities. Formerly a Specialist Library of the National Library for Health, this site includes research articles, abstracts, best practice/ good practice guides for NHS staff, links to current initiatives. Topic areas include health, housing, consent and learning disability policy
British Institute of Learning Disabilities is working to improve the lives of people in the UK with a learning disability. Good for relevant books, news, in-depth information
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities works to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families
Downs Syndrome Association. Information, helpline, advisers on social security benefits, education and health, training professionals and Carers
The National Autistic Society - Gloucestershire Branch. Provide help, support and information to parents, Carers, and their families locally
Spring Centre. A service for young adults 18 - 30 with learning difficulties to meet up and share activities and leisure time.