We want a world where people with a learning disability have the same access to meaningful paid work as everyone else. 

We work with organisations to improve the employment prospects of people with a learning disability by offering a range of activities, including Learning Disability Work Experience Week and offering learning disability awareness training to employers. 

Download our guides for employers on increasing employment opportunities for people with a learning disability.

 

Learning disability employees - the benefits

Download our factsheet on the benefits of employing people with a learning disability in the workplace

Download resource Benefits employing people with learning disability
 

About learning disability and employment

Read our factsheet on what a learning disability is and what it means for employment 

Download resource About learning disability and employment
 

Learning disability and types of work

Our factsheet on people with a learning disability and the types of work people can often do

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Learning disability and support for employers

This guide looks at what support there is available to employers interested in appointing employees with a learning disability

Download resource Learning disability and support for employers
 

Learning disability and workplace adjustments

This factsheet looks at the types of workplace adjustments that might need to be made when employing a person with a learning disability 

Download resource Learning disability and workplace adjustments
 

Best practice for employing people

This factsheet looks at best practice for employing people with a learning disability in your organisation

Download resource Best practice for employing people

Our employment services

No one understands better than us that work is about more than just having a job. Being able to work can give you confidence, independence and the means to realise bigger dreams.

If you have a learning disability or a family member who does, find out more about how we can support people into finding paid work. 

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