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Cornelia de Lange syndrome

21 March 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

Pandemic signals a sea change for nursing students

28 May 2020

Learning Disability Practice


The pressure imposed by COVID-19 on already overstretched and underfunded services has meant that third-year nursing students from all branches are being given the...

Experiences of healthcare professionals in cancer assessment and treatment for people with learning disabilities: a literature review

25 January 2021

Cancer Nursing Practice

Learning disabilities

Cancer is a leading underlying cause of death among people with learning disabilities, who are less likely to receive screening tests for the disease than those...

Student experiences of an Erasmus+ project on children and young people with complex intellectual and developmental disabilities

24 January 2018

Learning Disability Practice

Evidence & practice

This article explores the lived experiences of five nursing students who participated in the Erasmus+ programme, an initiative – funded by the European Union – which...

Supporting people with learning disabilities who identify as LGBT to express their sexual and gender identities

08 October 2020

Learning Disability Practice

sexual identity

People with learning disabilities experience many barriers that prevent them from expressing their sexuality and developing loving and sexual relationships,...

Understanding the barriers experienced by adults with learning disabilities when accessing fitness centres

08 June 2023

Learning Disability Practice

evidence and practice

Background Many people with learning disabilities are unable to access fitness centres due to these facilities often being inaccessible and non-inclusive. Aim To...