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Face to face

01 July 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

When she left school in 1980 Michelle Persaud had three careers in mind: the police service, M&S management and nursing. ‘The police and M&S would mean going to...

Face to face

01 February 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

Professor James Hogg’s long and distinguished career in learning disabilities almost never happened. ‘I left school aged 15 to join the merchant navy, but I failed...

The reality check

01 February 2009

Learning Disability Practice

News feature

According to research published in December the number of people with learning disabilities who need social care is growing up to five and a half times faster than...

Face to face

01 June 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

After qualifying in social work at Ulster Polytechnic in 1983 Siobhan Bogues spent five years working with the social services learning disability team in Belfast....

Face to face

01 September 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

The daughter of a nurse, Allyson had already enjoyed doing voluntary work with people with learning disabilities and was confident that the learning disability...

Face to face

01 September 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

Growing up in Lincolnshire in the 1950s, the daughter of Dutch parents who ran a tulip bulb business, Suzanna Rose knew from an early age that she was going to be a...

Face to face

01 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

Julie Stevens did her registered nursing training in learning disabilities at Tatchbury Mount Hospital in Southampton. She ‘loved’ her time at the hospital but it...

Face to face

01 March 2010

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

‘When I left Durham University in the mid-1980s I didn’t have a career with a capital “C” in mind,’ says Catherine Bewley. ‘I was socially minded, though. Some of...

Face to face

01 April 2011

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

Alan Jefferson never planned his career and yet each move has taken him where he wanted to be. ‘My career is a load of coincidences,’ he says. ‘There were...

Face to face

01 May 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Careers

You could argue that Pamela Inglis owes her career in learning disabilities to her Aunt Patricia. Growing up in Jarrow, in the north east, she always wanted to work...
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