Learning Disability Today
Supporting professionals working in learning disability and autism services

A person-centred approach for jobseekers

In this guest blog for Learning Disability Week, Norwood’s Angela Duce talks about the benefits of employment for people with learning disabilities: The benefits of being in work are well-documented. People in employment are less likely to suffer from mental and physical health problems, and work boosts your self-esteem and lifts your mood. For those with a learning disability, work offers even greater advantages, enabling people to develop their work and social skills, and become more independent. The theme for this year’s National Learning Disability Week is “firsts”, marking landmark moments in people’s lives. For many of us, the day


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