Living in a safe and secure home is as important for people with a learning disability A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things. as it is for everyone else.
Finding a place to live is an important part of living independently, but there are often challenges to this happening.
We have produced an easy read Easy Read is a way of making written information easier to understand. Pictures are usually added next to the writing. guide, which explain the main issues that you might face.
If you have a learning disability, you can download and read the guide below to help you make decisions on the issues that matter to you.
If you are a family member or carer of someone with a learning disability you can also use the guide by downloading or printing it off and going through it together with the person you support.
Additional housing easy reads
Read our housing report
Take a look at our report based on research around Specialised Supported Housing (SSH) for people with a learning disability.
We've created this report to better understand the scale, nature and cost of SSH, draw on examples of good practice and to provide evidence to inform the debate around funding for supported housing in the future.
The report presents findings from research carried out by Housing LIN (Learning and Inclusion Network) into the scope and scale of the SSH sector.
How to get the support you need
Phone or email our Learning Disability Helpline Team for guidance Guidance means being given clear instructions to be able to do something well. and information about what support we can offer you.
Or why not take a look at our online community A community is the people and places in an area. ? This is a place for parents and family carers of people with a learning disability to share experiences, advice and support.