Making IAPT services work for people with learning disabilities16 September 2015, Christine-Koulla Burke
IAPT services intend to ensure that there is equal access to therapy for everyone, yet people with learning disabilities were not equally supported. In the past three years the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities has sought to address this.
Learning Disabilities: IAPT Positive Practice Guide2 September 2015
The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme aims to provide equitable access to NICE-recommended psychological therapies to people from all sectors of the community. There is evidence that people with mild to moderate learning disabilities can benefit from the therapies offered by IAPT services, especially when reasonable adjustments are made to the way in which these therapies are delivered.