People with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD)
People with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) are, like everyone else, unique individuals.
But, sometimes it's helpful to talk about groups of people who have common concerns and distinctive needs, face barriers to be included and need help to fight for their equal rights Rights are the things everyone should be allowed to do like have a say, or go to school. .
We bring people with PMLD and their families, carers and advocates together with statutory and voluntary agencies. We share good practice, we campaign A campaign is when people work together to try to change something. and we provide information and support.
We want to make sure people with PMLD are fully included in society.
PMLD guide: Core and essential service standards
Take a look at the Core and essential services standards guide produced by PMLD Link and partners. It is to help ensure people with profound and multiple learning disabilities have access to consistent high-quality support throughout their lives, when supported by any service A service gives people what they need, like healthcare services that help people when they are ill, and support services that give people support. provider.
This resource is hosted on the PMLD Link website A website is a page you can go to on the internet like Google or YouTube. .