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A friend’s and relative’s guide to supporting the family with autism

01 December 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

I WONDERED as I read this publication how many ‘friends’ would use it. Reference heavy, but not particularly accessible for friends or relatives it would be a good...

Direct Payments and Personal Budgets

26 April 2016

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

NOW IN its third edition, this book has been updated to include information on personal independence payments, and education and health personal budgets.

Personalised Learning for Young People with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties

28 November 2013

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

WORKING WITH people who have profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) is challenging. As any worthwhile book on the subject should make clear, progress is...

Preventing the Emotional Abuse and Neglect of People with Intellectual Disability

26 March 2014

Learning Disability Practice

Book Review

ABUSE OF people with intellectual disabilities is a universal problem that we nurses have a duty to stamp out so that its victims can enjoy a better standard of...

Addressing the isolation experienced by clients

31 May 2012

Learning Disability Practice

Feature

This article describes the importance of reducing the loneliness experienced by people with learning disabilities who exhibit challenging behaviour. The author...

Direct Payments and Personal Budgets: Putting Personalisation Into Practice (Third edition)

18 October 2017

Nursing Standard

Book review

The new edition of this book has been updated to include personal independence payments as well as education and health personal budgets.

Recognising visual perception issues in people with learning disabilities

26 January 2023

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

Sight issues, which can be eye-related or brain-related, are common among people with learning disabilities. Premature birth or subsequent developmental delays can...