What do I need to know about NHS continuing healthcare?1 June 2012
This booklet provides information for families of people with learning disabilities about the scope and process of NHS continuing healthcare, together with possible implications and questions they may want to ask.
What is Asperger syndrome?1 June 2012
A brief definition of what Asperger syndrome is as well as key facts
What is autistic spectrum disorder?1 June 2012
A brief definition of what autistic spectrum disorder is as well as key facts and statistics
Learning difficulties and ethnicity: updating a framework for action. accessible summary1 May 2012
In 2004, the Department of Health commissioned a report called Learning Difficulties and Ethnicity: a Framework for Action.
Learning difficulties and ethnicity: updating a framework for action1 May 2012
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities was commissioned by the Department of Health and the Office of the National Learning Disability Director, Anne Williams and Scott Watkins (co-Directors until 31st March 2011) to update the Framework for Action which was first published in 2004.
An Ordinary Life booklet1 May 2012
The booklet is based on the initial findings of a project called 'An Ordinary Life'. We called it this because many children and young people with complex health needs and/or who are dependent on medical technology find it very difficult to do ordinary things like going to the lcoal leisure centre or cinema, or visiting friends and family.
A book about me1 May 2012
The purpose of this booklet is for others to find out crucial information about a child or young person with high support needs in a short time-frame.
Good healthcare for all1 April 2012
The booklet, a result of the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities’ extensive health work is funded by the Department of Health.
Annual Review 20111 January 2012
Our Annual Review 2010/11 takes a look at the projects and achievements of the Mental Health Foundation and Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities in delivering practical solutions to improving services and making a difference to people’s lives.
Antenatal screening: informed choice and parental consent briefing paper1 November 2011
A briefing paper discussing a study to identify how prospective parents could be better supported to make informed decisions about antenatal screening of the fetus.
The study consisted of four focus groups with prospective parents and four focus groups with professionals involved in antenatal screening in different regions of England.