Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 2 Issue 4

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Verbal Communication in People With Learning Difficulties: An Overview

Bob Remington

If people with learning disabilities are to be effective social agents, the capacity to communicate with others through speech, sign or symbol manipulation is of central…


Auditing Service Quality in Residential and Supported Housing Services: Creating Conditions for Service Improvement

Theresa Joyce, Wendy Close

It is essential that the quality of residential services is monitored, both to identify service deterioration and to improve service quality. Current models of community services…

Understanding and Responding to Challenging Behaviour: a Service Provider's Experience

Beverley Ashman

Many services struggle with the dilemma of providing quality residential services to people with learning disability who present behaviours which challenge services. In the last…

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