Athletes with learning disabilities are back on track at the games
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Athletes with learning disabilities are back on track at the games

Erin Dean Freelance writer

This year’s Paralympics in London marked the first time in 12 years that people with intellectual impairments were allowed to compete, as Erin Dean reports

This year, athletes with learning disabilities were allowed to compete at the Paralympic Games for the first time in 12 years. This article discusses the reasons for the rule change, and its potential importance to service users and society as a whole.

Learning Disability Practice. 15, 8,18-19. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.10.15.8.18.c9327

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colin.parish@rcnpublishing.co.uk

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