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National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices Information, Coalition of interested persons supporting the needs and interests of those with ID and dementia, USA.
Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia
Campaigning for the rights of people with dementia and their families and providing an extensive range of innovative and personalised support services.
Learning Disabilities Portal NHS Education for Scotland.
Scottish Human Rights Commission working on legal, policy and practical issues that affect people's human rights in Scotland.
Providing a voice to people with dementia and their carers, make dementia a European priority and promoting a rights-based approach to dementia care.
Working to improve the quality of life of people
affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)
Series of booklets about dementia for people with a learning disability.
Dementia Managed Knowledge Network: NHS Education for Scotland/Scottish Social Services Council
Resources and training opportunities
Scottish Commission for Learning Disability
Working in partnership with people who have a learning disability and carers to challenge discrimination and promote good practice.
Talking Mats supports people with a range of communication difficulties, helping to understand, consider and express their views.
Improving Health and Lives Learning Disabilities Observatory, Public Health England.
MacIntyre UK national charity
Scottish Learning Disability Observatory providing information about the health and health care of people with learning disabilities and people with autism in Scotland.
Understanding Intellectual Disability and Health A learning resource which provides up-to-date information for practitioners and students about the health needs of people with intellectual disabilities, St George's, University of London, UK.
Down's Heart Group
UK charity offering support and information on heart conditions relating to Down's syndrome.
Palliative Care for People with Learning Disabilities Network Free network aimed at raising awareness of the palliative care needs of people with learning disabilities.
Down's Syndrome Association, UK and Northern Ireland
Providing information and support on all aspects of living with Down's syndrome, to all who need it.
Down's Syndrome Scotland
Scottish charity providing advice, support and information to families, carers and professionals.
Alzheimer's Disease International
Global voice on dementia
IASSIDD (International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities). A world-wide, interdisciplinary group dedicated to the study of intellectual disabilities, promoting information exchange and research.