Learning disabilities

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Learning disabilities
Year of Publication: 
2014
Type: 
Report

The fourth annual compendium of statistics about the lives of people with learning disabilities. The report covers a wide range of information about population numbers, education, health and social care.

People with Learning Disabilities in England 2013, includes the main report and seven easy read summaries.

http://www.improvinghealthandlives.org.uk/publications/1241/People_with_...

Publisher: 
Central Government, Valuing People Now
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Personal budgets, Supported employment
Year of Publication: 
2011
Type: 
Report

This is the interim report into the Jobs First initiative; a pilot where seven sites tested the purchasing of specialist employment support using personal budgets.

Publisher: 
Central Government
Topics: 
Learning disabilities, Education & training, Supported Internships
Year of Publication: 
2013
Type: 
Report, Research

Supported internships were one of a number of initiatives proposed in the 2011 special educational needs (SEN) green paper ‘Support and aspiration: a new approach to special educational needs and disability’. A supported internship programme provides a structured study programme for students between 16 and 24 with a learning difficulty assessment (LDA). The programme includes on-the-job training, backed by expert job coaches and complementary college-based learning including access to relevant qualifications, where appropriate.

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