A learning disability is a reduced intellectual ability and difficulty with everyday activities – for example household tasks, socialising or managing money – which affects someone for their whole life.
Find out more about the different causes that may result in someone having a learning disability.
Some people with a learning disability also have other physical and emotional conditions, and may receive more than one diagnosis.
Children and adults with PMLD are, like everyone else, unique individuals.
Most people with a learning disability are treated as ‘different'.
Find out more about day-to-day life for people with a learning disability