Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 11 Issue 4

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Asperger's Syndrome

Tony Attwood

This paper provides a brief overview of research, knowledge and practice regarding Asperger's syndrome, an autistic spectrum disorder that has only recently been acknowledged by…


Assessing the Quality of Service Provision for People with Challenging Needs Placed out of Borough

Paul Becker

This paper describes the secondment of a health professional to the care management team to assess the efficacy and cost‐effectiveness of out‐of‐borough placements for individuals…

Filling the Emotional Gap at Transition: Young People with Learning Difficulties and Friendship

Val Williams, Pauline Heslop

Young people with learning disabilities frequently experience mental health support needs, especially at the transition stages as they move into adulthood. The Count Us In inquiry…

The Relationship Support Service: An Update

Phillip Jenner, Tim Gale

In a previous paper (LDR 11.2) we described the process of developing and implementing a relationship support service for people with learning disabilities. This was a pilot…

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