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.
Autism spectrum disorder
Learn more about autism as an umbrella term for conditions within the autism spectrum. Find out about communication and social behaviour with autism.
Hanifa's blog is about Ramadan14 July 2015, Hanifa Islam
Hanifa talks about Ramadan through a warm London summer...
Employment lead, Keith Bates, heads to Malaysia for 'Big Society' discussions around learning disabilities9 April 2015, Keith Bates
Hanifa's Outing with Her Circle of Support20 February 2015, Hanifa Islam
I have a circle of support in the workplace. It was set up when I started here nearly ten years ago because it helped me get to know colleagues in other teams.
Dental care, sight tests and prescriptions are no longer automatically free for people with severe impairments16 February 2015, Guest Blogger
We have recently discovered that dental care, sight tests and prescriptions are no longer automatically free for those people with the most severe impairments under the new benefit system.
Foundation Stones Issue 51 August 2014
Issue five of Foundation Stones. The latest news from the Foundation about issues relevant to people with learning disabilities, their families, friends and carers.