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Small steps forward

01 February 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

Few books that exist on the topic of child development and the importance of games and activities contain such practical and useful information as this one. This...

Supporting victims

01 March 2008

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This book demonstrates, with pictures, how the police assist Polly, who has learning disabilities and has been the victim of an assault. The man who assaulted Polly...

Joey Goes to the Dentist

01 June 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This short book is aimed at children aged from six to ten who may be making a trip to the dentist. On handling this colourful picture book, one can’t but notice the...

Sonia’s Feeling Sad

01 October 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This is one of the Books Beyond Words series of three books of text and illustrations for people with learning disabilities. It tells the story of a woman with...

Not Stupid

01 December 2008

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This book describes itself as ‘one mother’s fight to rescue the lives of her children from autism’. While many people don’t have to worry about day-to-day coping...

Beating dyspraxia with a hop, skip and a jump

01 April 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

MANY CHILDREN with dyspraxia experience muscle weakness, especially in their fingers, hands and wrists.

An account of nursing a child with complex needs in the home

07 June 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

A children’s nurse in the Republic of Ireland describes her experience working with children with complex needs in their homes, the preferred setting for their care....

An account of nursing a child with complex needs in the home

01 June 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Reflective practice

A children’s nurse in the Republic of Ireland describes her experience working with children with complex needs in their homes, the preferred setting for their care....

Education of children’s nurses in ireland: an update

01 October 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Education

The first teaching hospital for sick children in Great Britain and Ireland opened in Dublin in 1821. From then, the development of sick children’s nursing in Ireland...

Education of children’s nurses in Ireland: an update

01 October 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Education

The first teaching hospital for sick children in Great Britain and Ireland opened in Dublin in 1821. From then, the development of sick children’s nursing in Ireland...
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