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Learning Disability

Welcome to the NES Learning Disabilities webpage

Learning Disability Framework

NES recently held the Learning disabilities framework conference on the 6th of September in the Hilton hotel in Glasgow.

At this event there was a range of presentations delivered by 6 keynote speakers. Please find below links to each of their presentations;

Keith Bowden- Programme Director- Learning Disabilities, NES 

"An educational Framework on psychological interventions for practitioners working with adults with learning disabilities in Scotland"

Anne Macdonald- Complex Needs & PBS Project Lead, Scottish Government

"Taking Forward Positive Behavioural Support in Scotland"

Susanne Forrest- Programme Director- NMAHP, NES

"Supporting psychological wellbeing for people with learning disabilities: the NES journey so far"

Linda Allan- Clinical Associate Professor, Strategic Clinical Lead - Learning Disability, Scottish Goverment 

"Supporting Individuals with Complex Needs"

Peter Baker-Senior Lecturer in Intellectual Disability, University of Kent

"Positive behavioural support: The evidence base"


Andrew Jahoda- Professor of Learning Disabilities at the University of Glasgow will be added in due course.

Please find here the 'Keys to Life' leaflet

 Kt L PBS Leaflet Updated