Respond exists in order to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities their families and supporters.

They do this through providing:

  • psychotherapy for people with learning disabilities
  • advice and support for staff and families
  • training for carers and professionals,
  • education for people with learning disabilities
  • influencing generic services in order to make their services accessible
  • influencing learning disability services to consider the psychological impact of living with learning disabilities
  • undertaking research and disseminating their findings

Formed in 1991, Respond receives some core funding from the Department of Health and accepts referrals from PCTs, Local Authorities and other various Social Service departments.

There is an excellent easy read section on the site which has sections on Abuse and Bullying. You can see it here - Respond Easy Read. Just a word of advice, use this page to navigate from and if you are supporting someone please have a look at the images first.

Street: 3rd Floor, 24-32 Stephenson Way  
Town: London
Post Code: NW1 2HD
Telephone: 0207 383 0700


Click here to visit Respond's website.




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