Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 23 Issue 4

Practice, management, research and innovation

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Workforce development: perspectives from people with learning disabilities

Jill Davies, George Matuska

Research into the skills and competencies required by staff working with people with learning disabilities has concentrated on staff views. The purpose of this paper is to explore…

Commentary on “workforce development: perspectives from people with learning disabilities”

Martin Stevens

The purpose of this paper is to explore links between the staff values and skills identified by Davies and Matuska and other literature. The commentary aims to place these values…

Improving the adoption of PBS and ABA using diffusion of innovations theory

Brent A. Hayward, Shiralee Poed, Lisa McKay-Brown

The purpose of this paper is to describe and discuss the variables which have contributed to the adoption of positive behaviour support (PBS) and applied behaviour analysis (ABA)…

Addicted to PBS? CBT can fix that: commentary on improving the adoption of PBS and ABA using diffusion of innovations

Jonathan Mason

The purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary to Hayward, Poed and McKay-Brown’s article by expanding upon some of the reasons for the apparent dominance of Positive…

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Promoting positive communication environments: a service evaluation

Kunden Patel, Laura Roche, Nicola Coward, Jacqueline Meek, Celia Harding

The purpose of this paper is to present an evaluation of a programme of training and support provided to staff, which aimed to encourage supported communication environments for…

Commentary on “promoting positive communication environments: a service evaluation”: the communication partnership as a focus for change

Karen Bunning

The purpose of this paper is to debate the complexities of intervening with adults with learning disabilities and support staff in the natural environment and challenges of…

School absences and exclusions experienced by children with learning disabilities and autistic children in 2016/17 in England

Chris Hatton

The purpose of this paper is to examine data on absences and exclusions from school amongst children with learning disabilities and autistic children in England in 2016/2017.

Cover of Tizard Learning Disability Review

ISSN:

1359-5474

Online date, start – end:

1996

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr Jill Bradshaw