Learning Disabilities

Teens with learning disabilities locked out of savings – BBC News

James is one of the thousands of teenagers prevented from accessing his…

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Learning disabled adults unable to see relatives for months, charity claims – Aberdeen Evening Express

The Health Secretary said Scottish Government guidelines are ‘soundly based’ (Andrew Cowan/Scottish…

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Covid-19 shows that the lives of people with a learning disability are still not treated as equal – The BMJ

  A pandemic does not abrogate our responsibility…

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How coronavirus highlights the everyday challenges of people with learning disabilities – The Conversation UK

  Certain groups in society are often labelled as “vulnerable”. If you…

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Sending learning disabled patients to private hospitals increases risk of abuse, NHS warned – The Independent

Whorlton Hall hospital in County Durham where patients with learning disabilities were…

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£62m for local councils to discharge people with learning disabilities or autism – Public Sector Executive

The Department for Health and Social Care has announced a £62m package today (July 16)…

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Plan to build £7.4m centre for adults with learning disabilities is forging ahead – Greenock Telegraph

  A PLAN to build a new £7.4…

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A new discovery regarding dyslexia, hyperactivity, attention deficit and general learning disabilities…. – Euro Weekly News

  UP to now…

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People with learning disabilities stuck in lockdown because of social care cuts – ITV News

  Seven in ten (69%)…

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Lockdown has brought families of learning disabled people to their knees – The Guardian

‘For many families of people with a learning disability, cuts to…

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MP pays visit to Cirencester farm helping young people and adults with learning disabilities – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

MP pays visit to Cirencester farm helping young people and adults with…

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Landmark £10m housing fund to tackle shortage of quality housing for people with learning disabilities – Charity Today News

NATIONAL charity United Response will this year draw from a landmark £10m social investment fund…

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UK’s first learning disability Admiral Nurse will help ‘huge swathe of people’ currently without support – homecare.co.uk News

  The UK now has its…

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Fire damages Nottinghamshire allotment used by adults with learning difficulties – Nottinghamshire Live

  Directors have spoken of their disappointment…

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Peckham artist features in book of success stories of people with learning difficulties – London News Online

A new book of success stories from people with learning disabilities features a record breaking…

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Workbook to help people with learning disabilities who experience psychosis – Nursing Times

Clinicians at a trust in the South West have developed a new workbook designed to…

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Charity appoints UK’s first Learning Disability Admiral Nurse – Home Care Insight

MacIntyre, a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism, has announced the appointment…

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People with a learning disability four times more likely to die from treatable conditions, report reveals – The Independent

  People with learning…

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Maghull learning disabilities hospital plan approved – BBC News

  Plans…

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My working week: ‘I worried I’d passed on Covid-19 to a woman I was supporting’ – The Guardian

‘I go to the supermarket with a man who has been shielding.’…

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