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Wednesday 20 February 2019
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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 our leading journals in learning disabilities:  the British Journal of Learning Disabilities, and the Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities with online access to back copies and online search facilities for the journals. 

  • 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 > 

  • 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. Download a Direct Debit form here.

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:membership@bild.org.uk

Or fill it in and post it to:

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

Alternatively please contact us by telephone 0121 415 6982.