How to Join the UK Health and Learning Disabilities Network

  • To join this network, click on the Sign Up button in the top right corner of this webpage.

  • You will then be asked to Create a New Account.

IMPORTANT: Unless you wish to be publicly identifiable, make sure to choose a Username which is not your real name, and which is different from usernames you use on other forums, social networks, and websites.

This community is “open” on the internet in that search engines like Google, Yahoo etc will scan the site. When people search for keywords they may end up finding a thread on this forum. The reason we allow this to happen is so that people can find our site, see they are not alone with their experiences, and find helpful information.

Having said that, the network does allow you to make anonymous posts, so if you would like a username which identifies you or your organisation, you can still opt to write sensitive posts anonymously.

  • Make sure you provide an email address that you can access (or click on a link to Facebook, Twitter, Gmail or Twitter), fill in all the required fields (Username and Password) and tick the boxes, then click on “Create New Account”:


  • Then fill in your username (this is case-sensitive) and password and click the “Log In” button or click on your favourite log in method:

  • You are now logged into the forum and can start posting. Please note that posts may not appear immediately - due to the sometimes sensitive nature of this community, posts may be checked by a moderator first!