We have been campaigning to change the lives of people with a learning disability and their families and carers since 1946 across many vital areas, including health, education, rights and social care. Below you can download some of our most well known and influential reports. 

Health

 

Treat me right!

Download this report from 2004 which looks at the issues around healthcare for people with a learning disability.

Download resource Treat Me Right
 

Death by Indifference

Download the 2007 follow up to our Treat Me Right report, which looks at avoidable deaths of people with a learning disability in the healthcare system

Download resource Death by Indifference report
 

Death by indifference: 74 deaths and counting

Download the 2012 report which takes a further look at avoidable deaths of people with learning disabilities in the healthcare system. This report goes through what has happened since the last report and what still needs to change.

Download resource Death by Indifference - 74 deaths and counting
 

Getting it Right charter

See our charter for improving healthcare for people with a learning disability

Download resource Getting it Right charter

Winterbourne View

 

Out of Sight

Download this report which looks into the abuse that people with learning disabilities have been victims of at Winterbourne View and also the effects of assessment and treatment units.  

Download resource Out of Sight report
 

Winterbourne View: the scandal continues

Download our 2014 report into the lack of government action that has occurred since the Winterbourne View abuse scandal in 2011

Download resource Winterbourne View: the scandal continues

Social care

 

Breaking Point

Download this 2003 report on caring without a break for children and adults with severe or profound learning disabilities.

Download resource Breaking Point report 2003
 

Breaking Point - families still need a break

Download this 2006 follow up report on the continuing problem of caring without a break for children and adults with severe and profound learning disabilities 

Download resource Breaking Point report 2006
 

Short breaks support is failing family carers

Download this report from 2013 which is the third report looking at short breaks services and reviews what progress has been made in the ten years since the first report was published.

Download resource Breaking Point report 2013
 

Stuck at Home

Download our 2012 report into the impact of day service cuts on people with a learning disability 

Download resource Stuck at Home

Rights

 

Here I Am

Read more of the findings from our exclusive report into public attitudes to learning disability conducted through Ipsos MORI

Download resource Here I Am campaign report
 

Hear Our Voice

Download this report about the Hear My Voice campaign. This campaign aims to give a voice to people with a learning disability and their families and carers by raising the key issues on public platforms.

Download resource Hear our voice manifesto
 

Changing Attitudes

Our 2015 report looks into improving the attitudes of the general public towards people with a learning disability

Download resource Changing Attitudes

Benefits

 

Halving The Gap?

Download our 2015 report on the government's proposed reduction to Employment and Support Allowance and its impact on halving the disability employment gap

Download resource Halving The Gap

Housing

 

Housing for people with a learning disability

Download this report from 2012 into the issues surrounding housing for people with a learning disability.

Download resource Housing report

Hate crime

 

Bullying Wrecks Lives

Download our 2007 report into the experiences of children and young people with a learning disability and bullying

Download resource Bullying Wrecks Lives report
 

Don't Stand By: Hate crime research report

Download this 2010 report on disability hate crime which looks at the facts and figures and what needs to change.

Download resource Don't Stand By: hate crime research report
 

Stand By Me

Download our 2011 report, which shares achievements in tackling hate crime experienced by people with a learning disability

Download resource Stand By Me report

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