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Learning Disability

Welcome to the NES Learning Disabilities webpage

Learning Disability Framework


Please find here the online version of:

'Supporting psychological wellbeing in adults with learning disabilities'  

An Educational Framework on psychological interventions for practitioners working with adults with learning disabilities in Scotland.

LD Framework


As indicated in the framework this is underpinned by Equal HealthAn Educational Framework on Health Equalities for People with Learning Disabilities for all practitioners working with people with learning disabilities: a human rights-based approach, produced by the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Directorate (NMAHP) in NHS Education for Scotland.


Additional education resources produced by NMAHP which can be used to support implementation of these frameworks are:

Informed Practice Video

Equal Health Informed Practice Video


 Skilled Learning Resource


Equal Health Skilled Learning Resource


Thinking Of Me


Thinking about me?   Essential psychological care for people with learning disabilities 


 Improving Practice


Improving Practice: supporting people whose behaviour is perceived as challenging - an educational resource for support workers