Learning Disability Guides

Learning disability information put together by Derbyshire County Council regarding:

  • Information and help
  • Easy Read information
  • Keeping safe
  • Safe Place scheme
  • Day opportunities
  • Jargon buster
  • Community lives
  • Changing Places
  • Partnership boards

Learning disability guides.

Learning Disability Carers Community

News and information on all key areas to do with being a learning disability carer.

Visit the website for more information. 

Local Send Offer

Information for young people with Special Educational Needs & Disabilities, and their families. Derbyshire’s Local Offer includes leisure and activity providers, health and care services, education providers and support groups.

The Local Offer simply aims to pull information about available services into one place and make it clear and accessible for you and your family.

Visit the website for more information. 

Mencap – Inspire Me

The Mencap Inspire Me Project aims to support people with a learning disability.  It is a project designed to create opportunities for people with learning disabilities and focuses on people aged between 14 and 25 and their families.

Visit the website for more information. 

Our Vision Our Future

A self advocacy group, run by and for adults with learning difficulties aged 18 and over covering Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Bolsover and Amber Valley.

Visit the website for more information. 

MacIntyre

A national charity supporting children, young people and adults who have a learning disability or autism to live their life their way.

Visit the website for more information.

Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman

A range of materials for people with a learning disability on how to make a complaint about health services.  This includes leaflets, posters, a video and information in easy read.

Visit the website for more information. 

Services for adults with disabilities

Anyone may become disabled – suddenly through accident, or gradually through illness, and some people are disabled from birth.

Whatever a person’s disability, there are a range of different support options available that can help a person to maintain their independence. Derbyshire County Council can help you to identify what support needs you have and how best to meet these.

Visit the website for more information.

Special Care Dental Services

Easy read information on a dental service for people who need extra help to have dental treatment.

Easy Read Dental Service

Services for Adults with Disabilities

Anyone may become disabled – suddenly through accident, or gradually through illness, and some people are disabled from birth.

Whatever a person’s disability, there are a range of different support options available that can help a person to maintain their independence. Derbyshire County Council can help you to identify what support needs you have and how best to meet these.

Visit the website for more information. 

The Stuff

A website aimed at young disabled people aged between 16-25, who are living in Derby City and Derbyshire.  You can find information about what’s going on in your area and find links to lots of other support services.

Visit the website for more information. 

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