Communicating with people with a learning disability1 likes
Audience: healthcare professionals, young people, children, parents
This guide is designed to provide a brief introduction to communication, and the problems faced by someone with a learning disability. It also contains tips on how you can be a better communicator, and how you can help someone with a learning disability to get their message across.
It can be used to inform anyone who will come into contact with someone with a learning disability, whether in a healthcare setting or a personal relationship.
This resource was produced by Mencap, a UK charity for people with a learning disability.