Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 24 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation

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Table of contents

Consumer behaviour analysis and non-adoption of behavioural interventions: implications for managerial action

Konstantinos M. Ntinas

Direct care staff may be resistant to the use of behavioural interventions. Whilst some research suggests that resistance to the cost of behavioural interventions is one factor of…

Commentary on “Consumer behaviour analysis and non-adoption of behavioural interventions: implications for managerial action”

Julie Beadle-Brown, Jill Bradshaw

The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the difficulties highlighted by Ntinas around supporting change in services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Use of key word signing for children and adults with intellectual disability in an Irish context

Áine Byrne, Jenna Pyne, Vanessa Sheehan

Lámh is the Irish approach to key word signing (KWS). It was designed to support children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) (including people with…

Commentary on “Use of key word signing for children and adults with intellectual disability in an Irish context”

Nicola Clare Grove

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of key word sign by staff in organisations working with children and adults who have intellectual disabilities.

Eye and vision problems associated with learning disabilities

J. Margaret Woodhouse

The purpose of this paper is to educate professionals, families and supporters about the importance of ensuring regular eye examinations for the people with learning disabilities.

Commentary on “Eye and vision problems associated with learning disabilities”

Joanna Grace

The purpose of this paper is to raise awareness of a variety of influences on sensory accessibility.

The sibling’s perspective: experiences of having a sibling with a learning disability and behaviour described as challenging

Jennifer Chase, Peter McGill

Siblings of individuals with disabilities provide the most long-term care for an individual with disabilities, yet research on their experiences is limited. A majority of previous…

Commentary on “The sibling’s perspective: experiences of having a sibling with a learning disability and behaviour described as challenging”

Clare Kassa

The purpose of this paper is to provide a commentary on the article by Chase and McGill from the perspective of Sibs, the only UK-wide charity dedicated to supporting siblings of…

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ISSN:

1359-5474

Online date, start – end:

1996

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Dr Jill Bradshaw