Pilot project tests feasibility of reasonable adjustments in offering psycho-educational groups to adults with learning disabilities

A well constructed trial adding to growing evidence base for effectiveness of CBT for people with mild to moderate learning disabilities

Background In 2009, ‘The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies’ (IAPT) programme  produced ‘Positive Practice Guidance’ on support to people with learning disabilities which reiterated the need to ensure that mental health problems were identified as early as possible, but pointed out that  barriers still existed  in relation to providing psychological therapies to people with learning [read the full story…]