Why I became a learning disability nurse – and how it inspires me
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Why I became a learning disability nurse – and how it inspires me

Jennifer Trueland Health journalist

From college nurse to senior lecturer, five nurses explain how they were drawn to the specialty

‘It’s never too late to start over in life, because I didn’t come into learning disability nursing until I was nearly 40. Our first son was born with Down syndrome in 2000 and at the time I was working as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry.

Learning Disability Practice. 25, 6, 8-10. doi: 10.7748/ldp.25.6.8.s6

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