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Saturday 06 February 2016
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An introduction to PBS

An Introduction to PBS is a short animation - just six minutes long – that gives an overview of PBS and how PBS approaches work in practice when supporting an individual.

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Supporting people with learning disabilities in the Criminal Justice system

At this event you will learn about a range of projects which aim to provide good support for people who are, or have been, in contact with the Criminal Justice system. 

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Ben Higgins

Ben Higgins appointed as BILD’s new Chief Executive

29 January: Ben Higgins has been appointed Chief Executive at the British Institute of Learning Disabilities from 1 March 2016.  

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Want to know how PBS looks when in practice in people's lives? 

Interviews with leading practitioners in the field of positive behaviour support.

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Unprotected, Overprotected: Children with learning disabilities at risk of sexual exploitation 

Children with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to sexual exploitation than others, facing additional barriers to their protection and to receiving support, new research reveals.  

Read the report here >

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Appeal court rules bedroom tax discriminatory in two cases

27 January: The 'bedroom tax' has been declared unlawful by the Appeal Court due to its impact on vulnerable individuals. In both cases, the claimants faced a cut in housing benefit because they were deemed to be “under-occupying” the additional rooms which were classified as spare.  

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Autism, happiness and wellbeing 

An interview with Sarah Hendrickx about the issues around autism and wellbeing - made at the 2014 Good Autism Practice Conference in Birmingham. 

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Active ageing

BILD’s Ageing Well project has produced a film about people with a learning disability and their experience of ageing well.  There are also suggested discussion questions to support work with people with learning disabilities about growing older.

More about BILD's Ageing Well project  >


Peaceful, pain free and dignified: palliative and end of life care for people on the autism spectrum.

A guide for social care practitioners, this book tells the poignant story of Stephane’s care during the final three years of his life and how the staff who supported him, the medical team, his family and friends worked together to care for him both in life and death.   

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PBS training

Looking for high quality PBS training? 

Our training events are suitable for beginners to advanced, and for those who want to develop PBS understanding in their organisations: 

Find out more about BILD's training in the workplace >

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