BILD works to ensure its members are provided with a range of information sources to keep them up to date with what's happening in the field of learning disabilities.
Some of these information sources are described here, if you are a BILD member, or a subscriber to CAS or our CASonline service you will be able to see the links to these pages in the menu on the left, if you're not a member or subscriber, you won't.
You can find out more about BILD membership on this website's 'Join BILD' pages.
You can find out more about CAS and CASonline on our Journal pages.
The BILD Member's page
The BILD members' page contains information for members, such as links to download the BILD Members' Pack including the Directory of Useful Addreses, as well as back issues of the Members' newsletter.
Go to the BILD members' page.
BILD's Members' Weekly Update
Each week BILD sends out an update by email to members telling them what BILD has been doing in that week, giving links to the work of other organisations as well as highlighting news and developments that affect people with learning disabilities, their family carers and those who work to support them.
Got to the Weekly Update page >
CAS - the monthly information service from BILD
A service that keeps readers up to date with everything new in learning disabilities.
Each month, CAS lists new books and resources, journal articles, audio visual material and forthcoming courses and events. The news section gives details of new initiatives, projects, research and organisations.
It is sent to subscribers and all BILD members each month by email.
On the CAS page you can download back copies.
Go to the CAS page.
CASonline - the online reference database from BILD
CASonline is a searchable database containing references to over 40,000 journal articles, books and pieces of research covering all aspects of learning disabilities.
These are grouped into 150 topic categories and cover more than 20 years of publications. The database is added to monthly.
CASonline is particularly useful to students and researchers who need a reading list of material on a particular topic.
The CASonline page gives links to the database of articles where you can conduct searches.
Go to the CASonline page.