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Learning Disabilities

A learning disability affects the way a person learns new things throughout their life. A learning disability is different for everyone. No two people are the same. A profound and multiple learning disability (PMLD) is when a person has a severe learning disability and other disabilities that significantly affect their ability to communicate and be independent. [Source]

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Learning Disabilities Week: 17th-23rd June 2024

Raising awareness about the issues that are important to people with a learning disability and their families and carers. 

Useful Links

BMJ Best Practice


Library Catalogue



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