Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 6 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Prevalence, Disability and Need in Adults with Severe Learning Disability

Cath McGrother, Cathy Thorp, Nick Taub, Orlando Machado

Evidence from a variety of sources suggests that there has been an increase of around 1% per annum in the prevalence of learning disability (LD) in adults over the last 35 years…


Intensive Interaction with a Woman with Multiple and Profound Disabilities: A Case Study

Sarah Elgie, Nick Maguire

Intensive interaction (II) recognises the pre‐verbal nature of adults with profound learning disabilities and mimics the early attachment process to develop the very beginnings of…


Primary Care and Mental Health Needs

David Brooks

There is evidence that the mental health needs of people with learning disabilities are not adequately met. Primary health care is seen as the way forward to ensure full…

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