‘Everyone should have a voice’
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‘Everyone should have a voice’

Our 2019 Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award winners are spreading the word about their Makaton language resource

My daughter Alice has Down’s syndrome,’ Amanda Glennon told learning disability nursing students at the Positive Choices conference in 2017. ‘She is 11 years old and despite hundreds of hospital and GP appointments she has never had a healthcare professional communicate with her in her own language, Makaton.’

Nursing Standard. 34, 7, 26-28. doi: 10.7748/ns.34.7.26.s14

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