Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Learning Disability England (LDE)


Type of service:
National Organisation
Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2SQ
Telephone number:
0300 201 0455
Email address:
Service description:
Learning Disability England (LDE)* is a charity and membership organisation working to make life better for people with learning disabilities and their families.

Learning Disability England brings together people with learning disabilities, their families and friends and organisations

They do this by sharing ideas and working with members, their expertise make services stronger and society fairer.

They are a national organisation leading in housing, support and rights for people with learning disabilities.

• They offer independent advice to members, information and resources on housing, supported living and rights
• They campaign for better housing, support and rights for people with learning disabilities
• They host conferences and events
• They offer training and consultancy services
• They commission and conduct research
• They identify and assimilate good practice

They can help with most things about housing, support and rights for people with learning disabilities, including:

• Supported living and supported housing
• Home ownership options
• Renting privately
• Family investment in housing
• Extra care
• Funding for housing
• Support options
• Welfare benefits
• Rights to housing and support
• Tenancies
• Mental capacity Act
• They can book appointments with a specialist advisers

* (previously known as Housing And Support Alliance)
£12.00 per annum for membership
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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