Our changing world needs to be all-inclusive
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Our changing world needs to be all-inclusive

Wendy Johnson Head, Safeguarding adults at risk and nursing lead for learning disabilities, Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Swindon

People with learning disabilities can gain access to life-enriching experiences through digital technology. Let’s empower them to do so

Information technology can revolutionise the life experiences of those with mild and profound disability. Recently I met ‘John’ who has severe cerebral palsy and needs 24-hour care to meet his needs. History suggests that had John been born before the turn of the century his life experience would have been incarceration in an institution – had he been allowed to live at all.

Learning Disability Practice. 22, 5, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ldp.22.5.13.s11

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