Mencap – Meeting The Challenge – guides for people with a learning disability and supporters – Regular and easy read guides for managing challenging behavior in PWLDs.
Meeting The Challenge – guides for families – Regular and easy read guides for managing challenging behavior in PWLDs.
Challenging Behaviour Foundation – Information for families caring for people with severe learning disabilities who have challenging behaviour.
Tel: 0300 666 0126
Activity Resources for People with Learning Disabilities – The two resources have been developed by Mencap and BILD. They contain ideas for planning activities that are meaningful. These activities will aim to keep the people you support busy and provide structure to their day.
- Coronavirus: Ways to keep busy
- COVID-19: Activity Ideas for people with learning disabilities in in-patent units whilst in isolation
Scottish Autism – Useful website with information around Autism diagnosis and advice. Autism Advice Line: 01259 222 022
Making Sense of Sensory Behaviour – Falkirk Council – Useful information and ideas for supporting your child’s sensory behaviours if they have autism.
Mencap – Specific advice and support relating to learning disabilities and issues surrounding this. Tel: 0808 808 1111 (9am – 3pm, Mon – Fri)
Afasic – Helpline providing advice and information, listening and signposting for parents of children and young adults who have speech, language and communication impairments. Tel: 0300 666 9410