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Supporting people with learning disabilities

Take a look at our resources for how to support someone with learning disabilities and how to help them be breast aware.

1. What you can do

You may find the resources below helpful.

You can also contact your local health facilitation team or learning disability nurse for help.

2. Resources

3. Further reading

  • Beyond Words - tells stories in pictures to help people with learning difficulties explore and understand their own experiences
  • Easyhealth - links to information for people with learning disabilities
  • Going for a mammogram video - for women with learning disabilities

4. Other organisations

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Last reviewed in February 2019. Revised in September 2021. The next planned review begins in February 2023.

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