Free journal subscriptions
Most categories of BILD members receive a free journal subscription. The number of free subscriptions available are:
Student: no free subscriptions
Student+Journal: 1 free subscription
Personal: 1 free subscription
Professional: 1 free subscription
Voluntary Group: 1 free subscription
Bronze member: 4 free subscriptions
Silver member: 6 free subscriptions
Gold member: 10 free subscriptions
Bronze, Silver and Gold members can mix the number of subscriptions of each journal they have up to their total allowance.
British Journal of Learning Disabilities
The British Journal of Learning Disabilities
is an international peer-reviewed journal which aims to be the leading
inter-disciplinary journal in the learning disability field. It covers
debates and developments in research, policy and practice. It publishes
original refereed papers, regular special issues giving comprehensive
coverage to specific subject areas, and specially commissioned keynote
reviews on major topics. In addition there are reviews of books and
training materials and a letters section.
The focus of the journal is on practical issues, with current debates and research reports. Topics covered include:
current trends in residential and day-care services;
integration, rehabilitation and quality of life;
education and training;
employment and occupation;
recreation and leisure;
advocacy and rights;
family and carers;
adoption and fostering;
causes and management of specific syndromes;
staff training; new technology in practice.
Published four times a year.
Can be chosen in print or online for individual category memberships, organisational members can have in print only but BILD organisational members receive a 15% discount on online subscriptions from Wiley Blackwell.
Journal of Applied Research in
The Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities,
is an international, peer-reviewed journal which draws together
findings derived from original applied research in intellectual
The journal is an important forum for the dissemination of ideas to
promote valued lifestyles for people with intellectual disabilities. It
reports on research from the UK and overseas by authors from all
relevant professional disciplines. It is aimed at an international,
The topics it covers include community living, quality of life,
challenging behaviour, communication, sexuality, medication, ageing,
supported employment, family issues, mental health, physical health,
autism, economic issues, social networks, staff stress, staff training,
epidemiology and service provision.
Theoretical papers are also considered provided the implications for
therapeutic action or enhancing quality of life are clear. Both
quantitative and qualitative methodologies are welcomed. All original
and review articles continue to undergo a rigorous, peer-refereeing
Published six times a year.
Can be chosen in print or online for individual category memberships,
organisational members can have in print only but BILD organisational
members receive a 15% discount on online subscriptions from Wiley
The BILD Current Awareness Service
A service that keeps readers up to date with everything new in learning
Each month, CAS lists new books and resources, journal
articles, audio visual material and forthcoming courses and events.
news section gives details of new initiatives, projects, research and
Published monthly, a binder is supplied to store the 12 editions.
The digital version of CAS, eCAS is supplied free to most categories of BILD membership as a PDF file.
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