Learning disabilities 

There are a range of services available in Bradford for people of all ages with learning disabilities. You can find information and links to these services below. 

Local offer - support and details of activities available in Bradford 

The local offer gives children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (and their parents / carers) information about what activities and support is available in the local area. It also shows you the nearest and most suitable services, how to raise concerns, make a comment or complaint.

Further information about the local offer can be found on the Bradford and district local offer website or you can watch the video below which explains more about the service. 


Support for adults with learning disabilities

Bradford District Care Trust offer a range of services which are available to adults with learning disabilities. These include a learning disabilities health support team, specialist clinics and an assessment and treatment unit. You can find more information about these services and how to access them here. 

Annual health check

People with learning disabilities aged 14 and over can have a free yearly health check at their GP surgery. It takes around 30 minutes and makes sure you are feeling well and keeping healthy. 

SEND services - for children and young people

The special educational needs and disability (SEND) specialist assessment and support service is for children and young people in Bradford. SEND is there to help if your needs cannot be met by mainstream services (even if these services provide extra support).

SEND includes:

  • special educational needs (SEN) assessment
  • children with complex health or disabilities team (social care)
  • children’s continuing health care
  • specialist personal advisors for education, employment and training.

If you would like impartial information and advice in considering a request for an assessment you can contact the Parent Partnership ServiceTo discuss a request for assessment, please call SEND services on 01274 435750.

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