More Than One Victim: When People with Learning Disabilities Make False Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Chris Jones (Ridgeway Partnership (Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust))

Tizard Learning Disability Review

ISSN: 1359-5474

Publication date: 1 January 2007

Abstract

Three recent cases of false allegation of sexual abuse are described and compared. Neither the needs of alleged perpetrators nor the people with learning disabilities are adequately addressed by current practices. Key issues for service development are discussed.

Citation

Jones, C. (2007), "More Than One Victim: When People with Learning Disabilities Make False Allegations of Sexual Abuse", Tizard Learning Disability Review, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 28-35. https://doi.org/10.1108/13595474200700004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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