Having a named contact for my children is crucial
A mother explains why she believes that every person with a learning disability should have a go-to advocate in social services
My son and daughter have moderate learning disabilities and depend on myself and their dad. There are no other siblings. When I wake in the night, tuned in to the slightest of noises that could signal my son is experiencing a seizure, I find myself wondering who will be there to watch over him, and his sister, when we are no longer here?
Learning Disability Practice. 20, 5, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/ldp.20.5.12.s14