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About us


  • To raise awareness of the dietetic needs of the learning disabilities population and reduce dietetic related physical health inequalities
  • To raise the profile of dietitians working with this client group and provide support and guidance to the network.


  • Increase support for student placements within LD
  • To increase awareness in LD Dietetics through CPD and training
  • Provide a professional voice on dietetic needs for people with LD

Membership benefits

  • Access to standardised resources and clinical guidance in this area
  • Networking opportunities
  • Opportunities for CPD and case discussions

Thinking of joining us?

If you are a member of the Mental Health Specialist Group, you can join us for free. Join here.