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Autism and its medical management

01 February 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

FOR INDIVIDUALS who continue to play a pivotal role in supporting a person with autism this book provides guidance and information.

Importance of good relationships between carers and professionals

29 September 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article presents the findings of a literature review of research into the relationships between family carers of people with intellectual disabilities and...

Autism and the Family: Understanding and Supporting Parents and Siblings

26 September 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This book provides a thought-provoking perspective of the experiences of families of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A big strength is the use of the...

Guide to mental health for families and carers of people with intellectual disabilities

01 December 2004

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

The need for awareness around issues regarding mental health and people with intellectual disabilities is gaining increasing recognition and this has been helped by...

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia in Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disabilities

01 April 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Resources

With an increasing ageing population there is a definite need for information regarding age-related diseases to be available for individuals, carers and...

Asperger’s Syndrome in young children authors: Laurie Leventhal-Belfer and Cassandra Coe

01 July 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

The primary aim of this book is to provide information to parents of children with Asperger’s syndrome. It addresses some of the concerns they may have about...

Supporting parents with a learning disability

10 March 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

The number of parents with a learning disability is increasing, so it is important that the roles of professionals in supporting them are identified. The community...

A Step-By-Step ABA Curriculum for Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders

01 September 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

AS THIS book’s title indicates, it presents a series of teaching activities for children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) aged between three and ten years.

How families perceive the care-giving experience

01 April 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

This article discusses the experiences of families who care for relatives with learning disabilities. Professionals must understand such experiences to ensure they...

Enhancing relationships between family carers and professionals

01 July 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

Several policies and strategies describe how support service professionals should work with the family carers of people with learning disabilities. This article...
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