Many researchers are focused on finding medical treatments for a variety of learning disabilities, as well as finding out the causes of them.
#LDTchat on people with learning disabilities being excluded from autism research
Autism research fails to reflect the spectrum's diversity - and those with learning disabilities are being excluded
New research on preventing Alzheimer's disease in people with Down's syndrome
Can cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) work for those with learning disabilities?
Lack of understanding of needs of people with learning disabilities and epilepsy placing them at risk, say researchers
Nasal spray could become first drug to treat social impairments in people with autism
Study reveals subtle brain differences in men with autism
NHS to offer blood test for pregnant women to detect Down's syndrome
Interpregnancy intervals may increase autism risk, study suggests
Raising awareness of #undiagnosed children