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Monday 10 December 2018
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BILD Individual membership

 An individual BILD membership  provides you with access to invaluable information, resources and contacts.

This offers a very cost-effective means of extending your networks and keeping up-to-date with news and developments.

This membership is also known as BILD Professional Membership and can provide evidence of a personal commitment to professional development to an employer.

As a BILD individual member your benefits include:

  • A free online subscription to one of the leading journals in learning disabilities: choose from the British Journal of Learning Disabilities, or the Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities with online access to back copies and online search facilities for the journal of your choice 

  • Access to the Wiley Online Library gives you a powerful search facility covering a library of research and good practice reports in BJLD and JARID over the last 20 years.

  • A fortnightly update from BILD keeping you up to date with our work and news and information from other organisations See a sample of the Update >

  • A 10% discount on subscriptions to the BILD journals: Good Autism Practice, The International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support, and The SLD Experience

  • Discounts on places at BILD conferences

  • The opportunity to influence BILD by using your vote at our Annual General Meeting

You can have a printed copy of your journal by paying a supplement of £6.50 for BJLD (for the four editions in the year) or £13.50 for JARID (for the six editions in the year).

This membership is charged at three different rates depending on if you are waged, unwaged or a person with a learning disability. 



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How to join

Individual membership of BILD costs:

  • £75 inclusive of VAT if you are waged

  • £30 inclusive of VATif you are unwaged 

  • £10 inclusive of VAT if you a person with a learning disability or autism

You can pay for the Waged membership in 10 instalments, and the Unwaged membership in 5 instalments. 

Paying your membership in one payment by direct debit gives you a 5% discount. Call us to find out more.

Download a BILD membership form > 

This is an Adobe PDF form, enter your details in the fields, save the form, then attach it to an email to:memberships@bild.org.uk

Or fill it in and post it to:

BILD, Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SQ

To join and pay by card, please telephone 0121 415 6960.

Join online by clicking on the button below. If you haven't previously registered you will be asked to do so, this is just so we know the contact details of our new member!


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