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Books Beyond Words

Many people can understand pictures better than words. This is a series of picture books that has been developed to make communicating easier for these people, and to enable discussion about difficult topics.

Supporting text and guidelines are also provided for carers, supporters and professionals.

Online leaflets & factsheets


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Webguide - Useful links to external websites.

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Election results: Find out who has been elected into the Executive Committee.


New appointment: Congratulations to Dominic Slowie on his appointment as the new Clinical Director for Learning Disability at Public Health England.



Latest: January 2015



29 April 2015: BPS/RCPsych Joint Conference on ID and Dementia, Oxford


11 May 2015 - Intellectual Disability Faculty Spring Conference, RCPsych, London


30 September - 1 October  2015 - Intellectual Disability Faculty Annual Conference, Newcastle


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