Organisations which may be able to offer support for individuals with learning disabilities.

Carers UK

Advice and support for people caring for someone else.

0808 808 7777

Equality Advisory & Support Service

Advice on issues relating to equality and human rights.

Beyond Words

Books Beyond Words are written for people who cannot read or have difficulty reading. These communicate simple, explicit messages through stories using coloured pictures that include mime and body language. Topics include going to the doctor, bereavement, sexual abuse and depression. Some of the titles are available online.


Intellectual Disability and Health


Provides practical information and emotional support for disabled people.

0808 800 3333