Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 15 Issue 1

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Dysphagia: the challenge of managing eating and drinking difficulties in children and adults who have learning disabilities

Celia Harding, Julie Wright

This review explores some of the key issues relevant to children and adults who have dysphagia, or eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties, and a learning disability. It…


Targeted violence, harassment and abuse against people with learning disabilities in Great Britain

Chih Sin, Nina Mguni, Chloe Cook, Natasha Comber, Annie Hedges

The fear and experience of violence, harassment and abuse of those with learning disabilities are significant barriers to full social inclusion. The patchy evidence base and the…

The development of a sex offender assessment and treatment service within a community learning disability team (the SHEALD project): mapping and assessing risk

Judith McBrien, Liam Newton, John Banks

Managing the risk of sex offending and sexually harmful behaviour presented by some men with intellectual disabilities is enhanced if community services map the number in their…

Mind the gap: the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in the amended Mental Capacity Act 2005

Robin Mackenzie, John Watts

Following a case in the 1990s when a learning‐disabled man was admitted to hospital unlawfully, the UK government has introduced the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards into the…

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