People with disabilities
also known as: Adults with learning disabilities, Learning disabilities, People with a learning disability, People with a learning disability, People with learning disabilities.
A disability may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, and developmental, or any combination of these. Disability is an umbrella term, covering impairments, activity limitations, and participation restrictions.
The aim of a JSNA is to improve the health and wellbeing of the
local community and reduce inequalities for all ages.
Some geographical areas and disadvantaged groups experience much
poorer health and greatly reduced life expectancy, and to reduce
these health inequalities requires tackling the wider determinants
of health. This enables people in vulnerable groups to have greater
control and increased ability to make decisions about improving
Adults with austistic spectrum conditions
Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder which affects the
way people interact with the world around them.
Adults with learning disabilities
Adults with mental health difficulties
Adults with visual impairments
Adults with hearing impairments
Adults with caring responsibilities
Working age adults with physical disabilities
Data to follow
Other groups that may be at risk
Data and Statistics
Additional statistics are available in the People section of Northumberland Knowledge