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Talking About Down’s Syndrome: Conversations for New Parents

01 June 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

‘CONGRATULATIONS ON the birth of your new baby’ is the welcome message from the author of these cards, Hayley Goleniowska, to parents of babies with Down’s syndrome.

Building Success Through Better Behaviour: A series of eight booklets: Motivation/Better Behavious/Loss and Separation/Obsessive compulsive Disorders/The Art of Positive Communication/Children’s Thought and Feelings/Working with Groups/Yeah right! Adolescents in the Classroom

01 July 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

This series provides some very useful guidance on how children and adolescents can become more successful through better behaviour. Long has a gift for explaining...

Caring for people who have intellectual disabilities

11 October 2012

Emergency Nurse

Feature

This article explores some of the challenges people with intellectual disabilities must overcome when they attend emergency departments. It also discusses some of...

Learning disabilities towards inclusion

01 October 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

In the learning disability field, this work is a classic. Now in its fifth edition, it encompasses the essential elements of current thinking and practice across...

Justice for all

01 September 2007

Learning Disability Practice

Letter

Dear Editor, I would like to tell LDP readers about an event that will take place on December 6 at the Royal Society of Medicine, London. It is titled ‘Justice for...

You and Your Child

01 April 2006

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

The world of being a parent, or a parent to be, is full of complex emotions and the never-ending struggle to do ‘right’ by your child. These become magnified when...

Caring solutions

01 May 2009

Learning Disability Practice

Letter

LD Caring Solutions was set up in September 2006 to enable parents to share concerns, identify priorities and to form collaborative partnerships with education,...

a computer and internet future: enabling inclusion?

01 November 2006

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Computers and the internet have the ability to change lives positively and link the isolated and marginalised, including people with learning disabilities. The...

Altogether now: learning disability open meetings

01 July 2006

Learning Disability Practice

A&S Science

Services for people with learning disabilities have seen massive changes over the past decade. The focus has shifted to promoting inclusion, rights, choice, advocacy...

Care adjustments for people with learning disabilities in hospitals

30 December 2011

Nursing Management

Feature

Health inequalities start early in life for people with learning disabilities. In the UK, they can arise from various barriers that people experience when trying to...