Learning disabilities and mental health
The experiences resulting from having a learning disability increases the likelihood of having a mental health problem. A 2007 study found that 20-40% of people with learning disabilities had a mental health problem.
The Mental Health Foundation also incorporates the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
We work to improve access to mental health services for people with learning disabilities.
Hanifa's story: All about my life
Hanifa is Team Assistant for the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
Employers guide to employing people with a learning disability17 June 2019
This guide explores the practical implications of adopting a more inclusive approach to recruiting people with a learning disability.
We know that people with a learning disability can and do make hard working and enthusiastic employees. They bring new skills, talents...
Building Community through Circles of Friends20 March 2019
A practical guide to making inclusion a reality for people with learning disabilities.