Specialist help is available from the Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT) to enable adults with learning disabilities to live full and healthy lives. The service supports people with a learning disability aged 18 years and older who live permanently in the city or are registered with a GP practice in the city. We help people with learning disabilities to make choices, have increased opportunities, access mainstream services and take part in the local community.
Offers counselling services in Brighton & Hove and Sussex for children and young people with physical disability, behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, autism and learning difficulties .
A wide range of information and a directory on local services for families.
A national organisation promoting the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families.
- 1st Floor, Colechurch House Colechurch House, London, SE1 2SXÂ
A UK charity providing a selection of high-quality audiobooks to people across the UK who find it difficult or impossible to read due to an illness, disability, learning or mental health difficulty. They help a wide range of organisations and individuals and provide audiobooks on 3 easily accessible formats: through the post on MP3 CD, or downloaded and streamed online. Members can choose from a range of options to find the service that best suits their needs.
A national charity working with people with a learning disability to change laws, challenge prejudice and support them to live their lives as they choose.
Free helpline service offering advice and support for people with a learning disability, and their families and carers. They will help you find the right support and Mencap services in your area.
A local specialist provider of care, support and housing services for vulnerable people in Sussex.
- 2 Bell Lane, Lewes, BN7 1JU
A local charity committed to promoting the rights of people with learning disabilities to live the lifestyle of their choosing. Going out to see bands, clubbing, or seeing friends is part of everyday life for lots of people. However, if you have a learning disability you may need support to do this. They also run Gig Buddies, where they match adults who have a learning disability to a volunteer who has similar interests, to go to events together.
- 9 Russell Place, Brighton, BN1 2RG
The Audiology Specialist Clinic offers a specialist service for adults with learning disabilities when routine appointments would not suit their needs. Assessment of hearing is approached flexibly and they provide additional support to patients and support teams around hearing aid use. The clinic has close links with local Community Learning Disability Teams and some clinics are jointly held with a Speech and Language Therapists from the Brighton & Hove CLDT.