Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 19 Issue 2

Practice, management, research and innovation

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Table of contents

Overcoming challenges in diagnosing and treating cancers in people with intellectual disability: a case analysis

Reza Kiani, Arshya Vahabzadeh, E.A. Hepplewhite, Mizrab Abbas, Tracey Finnamore, Sabyasachi Bhaumik, Daniel Satge

The diagnosis and management of cancer in people with intellectual disabilities (PWIDs) are fraught with difficulties. The purpose of this paper is to present a case study to…

Commentary on “Overcoming challenges in diagnosing and treating cancers in people with intellectual disability: a case analysis”

Julie Foster, Bob Marks

– The purpose of this commentary is to reflect on the implications for practice and lessons that can be drawn from the case study presented.

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Designing living environments with adults with autism

C. Lowe, K. Gaudion, C. McGinley, Alex Kew

The purpose of this paper is to explore how a people-centred, design-led approach to the different needs and aspirations of adults with autism could help inform the design of…

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A design for life? Commentary on “Designing living environments with adults with autism”

Tony Osgood

The purpose of this commentary is to reflect upon not only the importance of design processes as set out in “Designing living environments with adults with autism” but to call for…

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Evaluation of the impact of supervisory support on staff experiences of training

Katja Koski, Kaisa Martikainen, Katja Burakoff, Hannu Vesala, Kaisa Launonen

This paper aims to evaluate the role of the supervisor's support on the effectiveness of a communication training program targeted at staff members who work with individuals who…

Commentary on “Evaluation of the impact of supervisory support on staff experiences of training”

Jill Bradshaw

– The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the findings from Koski et al.'s (2014) research around training staff to communicate effectively.

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Trends in age-standardised mortality rates and life expectancy of people with learning disabilities in Sheffield over a 33-year period

Eric Emerson, Gyles Glover, Chris Hatton, John Wolstenholme

The purpose of this paper is to describe trends in the age-standardised mortality rate and life expectancy of people with learning disabilities in Sheffield over three decades and…

Is childhood a disability? Using Mental Capacity Tribunals and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to shield children's capacity to consent to and refuse medical treatment

Robin Mackenzie, John Watts

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that the common and statutory law governing children's capacity or competence to consent to and to refuse medical treatment is…

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ISSN:

1359-5474

Online date, start – end:

1996

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr Jill Bradshaw