Meeting the psychological needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities, and their families and staff, BPS

People with learning/intellectual disabilities in the UK are experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic in different ways. Their responses will vary across time as the situation continues to unfold. This document provides guidance on how to address the psychological needs of people with learning/intellectual disabilities, as well as the needs of their families and associated care staff.
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