About the guides
These guides are for families of 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. and behaviour that challenges.
They explain the rights Rights are the things everyone should be allowed to do like have a say, or go to school. of individuals and their families and include top tips, key points and where to find more useful resources.
They cover topics like understanding challenging behaviour Challenging behaviour can be when someone hurts themselves, hits or pinches someone else, or breaks something. Some people might behave like this because they are upset or because people do not understand them. , what good support looks like, what people need to know if their loved one is sent to an inpatient unit, and how to plan a successful discharge back to the community A community is the people and places in an area. .