Love is simply not enough

Caroline Tomlinson (Social Entrepreneur at Embrace Wigan and Leigh, Wigan, UK)

Tizard Learning Disability Review

ISSN: 1359-5474

Publication date: 13 January 2012

Abstract

Purpose

This article aims to tell the story of the author's son, Joe, and how, as a family, they have sought safety and security for him and themselves.

Design/methodology/approach

The article draws on the author's own experiences and those of other families.

Findings

A secure future for Joe (and other adults with a learning disability) depends upon families working together and ensuring good networks of people who care about what happens.

Originality/value

The experiences of individuals and their families are central to an understanding of how to ensure a good life now and in the future.

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Citation

Tomlinson, C. (2012), "Love is simply not enough", Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 17 No. 1, pp. 26-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/13595471211207110

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2012, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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