Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 7 Issue 1

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Responses to Women with Learning Disabilities as they go Through the Menopause

Michelle McCarthy

The research investigated how women with learning disabilities understand and experience the menopause, and the support available. This paper Reports the experiences and attitudes…


Falling Through the Net: Young People who are Homeless and have Mild Learning Disabilities or Other Additional Special Needs

Ian Leedham

Young people with multiple social problems, especially if compounded by additional needs such as those associated with mild learning disabilities or mental health problems, are in…


Active Support and Person‐Centred Planning: Strange Bedfellows or Ideal Partners?

Helen Sanderson, Edwin Jones, Kathy Brown

Valuing People (DoH, 2001) proposes person‐centred planning (PCP) as a way for service users to exercise more power and control. Active support (AS) is also an approach designed…


Involving Service Users in the Process of Revising a Policy on Personal Relationships

Sue Coldham, Richard Marler

The authors were involved in the revision of a multi‐agency policy on personal relationships and adults with learning disabilities. People with learning disabilities had been…

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