Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 12 Issue 1

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Learning Disability and Sexual Abuse: Use of a Woman‐Only Counselling Service by Women with a Learning Disability: A Pilot Study

Sue Howlett, Joanne Danby

This paper reports on a pilot study on how women with a learning disability access a mainstream rape crisis centre, used by women who had been sexually abused at any time during…

‘I Count Myself as Normal, Well, not Normal, but Normal Enough’ Men with Learning Disabilities Tell their Stories about Sexuality and Sexual Identity

Paul Wheeler

Discussion of sexuality and its expression is commonplace. Looking in a newspaper or turning on the television provides evidence of this. It is also a topic of discussion among…

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

Chris Jones

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…

A Psychosocial Profile of Hospital‐Based Adults with Learning Disability Prior to Community Relocation

David Newman, Melanie Platten

Following the implementation of key actions resulting from Valuing People (DoH, 2001), people with learning disabilities resident in hospital will be relocated into the community…

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  • Dr Jill Bradshaw