Emotions, behaviours and mental health

Emotional, behavioural and mental health needs are common in children and young people with learning disabilities.

Please see the following links for more information:

Disability Matters – Different meaning of behaviour

Disability Matters – Worry and anxiety matter

Disability Matters – Responding positively when behaviour is seen as challenging:

Disability Matters – Sexually concerning behaviours matter

Disability Matters – Self-injury matters

For general information on emotional, behavioural and mental health, please see


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