Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Support
Find UK wide and local support groups offering advice, help and assistance to people with learning difficulties and disabilities, their family are carers inside ABLEize. Learning disabilities come in all shapes and forms and generally means that the adult or child with learning difficulties has reduced intellectual abilities and difficulties in many everyday activities such as socialising, general and household tasks and varied decision-making difficulties.
Browse through this section to find a range of learning disability support groups and assistance in a range of areas. This list within this section of ABLEize also provides links to other support such as autism etc, see links below. Also check out our our local support group section covering all regional areas, click the highlighted link and navigate to your local area where many clubs and groups can be found in your area.
Rescare represents and supports the families of people with learning disabilities. Families can help their loved ones with learning disabilities to access good provision in education, health and housing. Founded by families of learning disabled people, Rescare understands your challenges, and the helpline team has years of experience to help you wherever you are in the UK.
A dedicated website providing information and resources as well as help and assistance in all areas of learning disability. Site includes support information along with video clips, details of the organisation’s work and much more.
Offering support with housing and in your home as well as providing details of local services through their online search facility.
A national and local support organisation for people with profound or moderate learning disabilities including autism. Includes resources for carers and campaign information.
An online community providing special needs adults and children as well as their family members and carers with support, resources and advice along with details of current campaigns and information about products and services to make life that little bit easier.
Helping adults and children with mild to moderate learning disabilities enjoy holidays in UK and worldwide locations. Check out the site to find details of their locations, booking information and contacts.
A Leeds based support group run by parents of children with special needs. Site provides details of events, training and offers telephone contact.
Based in Croydon, London offering details of clubs and activities in the area.
A campaigning group supporting those with learning disabilities and providing support services as well as details of local UK groups.
A large Scottish consortium of support, training and advice groups working to improve the lives of those with learning disabilities.