Learning disabilities

Organisations that support people with learning disabilities and those who care for them.

If you need advice or support remember you can always call us.

The Autism Directory

A directory of resources, information and listings of local support organisations and autism friendly businesses and services.
www.theautismdirectory.com

Easyhealth

Information and leaflets on health which have been designed for people with learning disabilities. Topics covered from Abuse to X-rays.
www.easyhealth.org.uk

Enable Scotland

ENABLE Scotland is a charity run by its members. They campaign for a better life for children and adults who have learning disabilities. They support people who have learning disabilities and their families to live, work and take part in their communities.  They provide a growing range of person centred services designed to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the people using these services.
Tel: 0300 0200 101
www.enable.org.uk

Hft

Hft is a national charity, providing local support services for people with learning disabilities throughout England. We support people to live life the way they choose - whether providing support for just a couple of hours a week, or 24 hours a day.
Tel: 0117 906 1700
www.hft.org.uk

Housing and support alliance

Housing and support alliance offer free independent advice, information and resources on housing, supported living and rights for people with learning disabilities.
Tel: 0845 456 1497
www.housingandsupport.org.uk

Mencap - The voice of learning disability

They work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Their work includes providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose and providing advice through our helplines and websites.
Tel: 0808 808 1111
www.mencap.org.uk

The National Autistic Society

They are a leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
www.autism.org.uk