Living with a disability
There is a wide range of services available for people with learning disabilities both throughout the borough and nationally. The following organisations offer information and advice about living with a learning disability. They also offer a wide range of services to help ensure that people with learning disabilities live a full and independent life.
It provides information and support on a range of topics including benefits, grants, education, leisure, short breaks, support planning, health transition and housing.
It is a specialist independent charity. That offers a wide range of services supporting children, young people and adults with differing needs.
Provides an advocacy service for people with a learning disability and other groups to make their voice heard.
Practical support and information to carers
Provides a diverse range of groups and services aimed at supporting independence and empowerment.
Bromley Community Learning Disability Team (CLDT) provides specialist community health services to local people over the age of 18 with learning disabilities. The team consists of Psychologists, Community Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists and Psychiatrists.
Works to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities and family carers
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Accessible venues guide
Transport for London has produced a Travel Support Card for people with hidden disabilities to help them use public transport more easily. Showing the care will alert members of staff on Buses, DLR, London Overground, Tram and Tube that the passenger may need support, information or directing. The wallet sized card is free and has a blank space where you can write down information about the journey and the type of help that may be needed.
You can order a travel support card by contacting London Travel information on 0843 222 1234.