Learning Disabilities: National advice resources

FitzRoy is a national charity that helps people with learning disabilities to live more independently. They  provide support to people in their home and out in the community, helping them to make their own choices and encouraging them to succeed. You can find details about the services they offer,  their work with families and people with learning disabilities.

Mencap work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all their services support people to live life as they choose. Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything they do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
They provide a range of information and advice on everyday living; friendship and relationships; early years and children; health and wellbeing.

People First is an organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties to raise awareness of and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties and to support self advocacy groups across the country.

Mental Health Foundation provide specific information on learning disabilities as well as more general advice on mental health conditions and support which you might find helpful.

The NHS England Transforming Care programme is about making health and care services better so that more people with a learning disability or both can live in the community, with the right support, and close to home. Their website provides information about what they do, how you can get involved, case stories and resources (including easy read guidance).

Learning Disability England is a membership organisation and charity that brings together people from across England as a united voice to make sure that people with learning disabilities are valued as equal citizens. You can find out more about what they do and news and campaigns on their website.

British Institute of Learning Disabilities –is a national charity committed to improving the quality of life for the 1.2 million people in the UK with a learning disability.

Changing Places is a group of related organisations campaigning to improve accessible toilet facilities through the installation of Changing Places toilets.