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Learning disability couple ‘struggling to cope’ apart in isolation – BBC News

  A couple with learning disabilities who…

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Learning disabilities patients told they may be “too frail” for mechanical ventilation if they get covid-19 – Health Service Journal

People with learning disabilities have been told by GP surgeries they are unlikely to be…

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Halifax adults with learning disabilities given extra support thanks to supermarket scheme – Halifax Courier

  Charity group, Skillshop, uses donations from Tesco’s…

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‘Isolation can be very frightening for people with learning disabilities’ – Get Surrey

Dorothy Watson is the chief executive of The Sunnybank Trust, that have…

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Gig Buddies Portsmouth scheme keeps volunteers and people with learning disabilities in contact through self-isolation – Portsmouth News

Gig Buddies Portsmouth, a free scheme funded by Portsmouth City Council pairing…

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Coronavirus: U-turn on critical care advice for NHS amid fears disabled people will be denied treatment – The Independent

Disabled people are worried about what NHS guidance on intensive care could…

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The switch to remote learning could leave students with disabilities behind – PBS NewsHour

School leaders are grappling with how to deliver special education services — and stay compliant…

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My sister has a learning disability and I can’t visit her because of coronavirus – The Guardian

Saba Salman, right, and her sister, Raana. ‘Raana thrives on consistency…

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Independent living platform made free to support people with Learning Disabilities through self-isolation – Tech SPARK

Hoping to alleviate some of the challenges faced by people with Learning Disabilities, AutonoMe will…

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A Milton Keynes school for children with learning disabilities has a confirmed case of coronavirus – MKFM

The Redway School, based in Netherfield, yesterday (23/3) issued a statement saying that the school…

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Warning raised over Coronavirus bill impact on elderly and disabled – Politics.co.uk

Charities and campaigners are sounding the alarm over an emergency bill tackling the coronavirus, amid…

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Learning difficulties ‘link to brain connections’ – BBC News

Differences associated with learning difficulties are found less in specific areas of the brain and…

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Patients with dementia and learning disabilities welcomed to Gosport GP surgery to learn about helpful resources – Portsmouth News

Angela Gould, Surgery Signposting project coordinator and Sue Hodge, volunteer, giving out…

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‘Upside down’ artist with learning disabilities makes gallery debut – homecare.co.uk News

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Our View: Having a job while living with learning disabilities – Dorset Echo

HI readers, it’s Emily…

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Peterborough businesses encouraged to provide employment for adults with learning disabilities and autism – Peterborough Telegraph

City College Day Opportunities Industrial Hub at Hampton. Co-ordinator Sarah Lewis with…

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New film to help women with learning difficulties access breast screening – Bath Echo

Cllr Rob Appleyard (middle row, right) with film makers from Biggerhouse Film,…

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Charity wants to help more people with learning disabilities – North Somerset Times

Staff from North Somerset People First want to help more people with…

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Londonderry: Teenagers arrested over disability centre arson attack – BBC News

Two teenage boys aged 15 and 13 have been…

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Peterborough club for adults with learning disabilities delighted after praise from MP in Commons – Peterborough Telegraph

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