In this section there are links to organisations providing advocacy services to people with learning disabilities. If you have an organisation that you think should be represented on the Learning Disability Site please contact us.


South West Action for Learning and Living Our Way

SWALLOW (South West Action for Learning and Living Our Way) is a user led registered charity, supporting people with learning disabilities throughout the South West in a way that enhances social skills, teaches independent living skills and enriches the lives of our members.  All of this is done through a program of activities that range from cookery and drama, to football and horticulture; in addition to providing supported housing and building skills and experience for employment. Based in Midsomer Norton, Somerset, SWALLOW does vital work which really makes a difference to people’s lives.

For more information about SWALLOW please log onto:

tweet us @SWALLOWCharity

or email:

SWALLOW, The Old Engine House, Old Pit Road, Midsomer Norton, BA3 4BQ

Registered Charity Number:  1045893


British Institute for Learning Disabilities

Visit and join the British Institute for Learning Disabilities. Here you can become a member, have access to a wide range of educational material, courses and information about learning disabilities.

Visit bild website