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Learning Disability

Working together to support individuals lives as actively and independently as possible.


General Overview

Working together we adopt a partnership, building trust and to develop an individual plan.  Focusing on potential, building confidence and skills to meet the individual’s goals.

We recognise that tailored support will vary according to individual’s needs and reflect this through the support that we offer. This can range form 24/7 support to less frequent engagement.  Working together we support and build the essential everyday skills to live independently.  Providing support to feel secure and fulfilled and strengthen relationships with family, friends and their community.


No. The remit of the Service is 18 to 65-year-olds.

No. We support/enable individuals to maintain an independent lifestyle.

Yes. As a 24/7 support service we have a night shift that is available should intervention be required.

Our Learning Disabilities Support Stories

Learning DisabilityDerek Kerr

Derek’s Happy Lockdown

During lockdown my days changed dramatically, however, my staff team made sure there was lots of sensory equipment, like new sensory lights in my bedroom.

Learning DisabilityRonnie

Ronnie’s Story

I feel I have come a very long way in the 25 years or so that I have been getting support. I can remember back to when withYOU was Edinvar Community Care – and that goes back a long way!

Our Staff Stories

Learning DisabilityJackie Mitchell - withYOU

Jackie’s Journey

My name is Jackie Mitchell, and I am a support worker in the Midlothian Service for learning disabilities. I have worked here for just over 4 years.

Learning DisabilityFrancis Behen

Francis’s Story

MY SAD ATTEMPT AT THE JAMES BOND LOOK! Hi there everyone, I'm Francis Behen, Service Manager at East Craigs and Cardross Learning Disabilities Services.

Learning Disability Team

Sharon Hamilton - withYOU

Sharon Hamilton

Head of Services

Make a Learning Disabilities Enquiry

General and support enquiries can be submitted through our online contact form.

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