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The role of the Norwegian social educator

Learning Disability Practice

evidence & practice

The Norwegian social educator training is a three-year programme at the undergraduate level. The aim of the programme is to educate professionals who are able to...

Rett syndrome

25 September 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Rett syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder which, in most cases, is caused by mutations in the X-linked gene MECP2 (Amir et al 1999). The syndrome is almost...

Student experiences of an Erasmus+ project on children and young people with complex intellectual and developmental disabilities

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

This article explores the lived experiences of five nursing students who participated in the Erasmus+ programme, an initiative – funded by the European Union – which...

Improving healthcare access for people with intellectual disabilities in four European countries

27 November 2017

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

The population of people with intellectual disabilities – this is the international term used to describe a learning disability – is increasing and ageing, and many...