Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 7 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Living Safer Sexual Lives: Research and Action

Kelley Johnson, Patsie Frawley, Lynne Hillier, Lyn Harrison

In spite of changes in the way people with learning disabilities are perceived, issues of sexuality and personal relationships remain particularly problematic for them. Living…


Joining Forces: Supporting Individuals with Profound Multiple Learning Disabilities

Han Nakken, Carla Vlaskamp

Since 1999, one of the Special Interest Research Groups within the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) has been on profound…


Professional Attitudes to Supporting Parents with Learning Disabilities

Judith McBrien, Michael Power

Adults with learning disabilities who become parents and need support evoke a range of responses from health and social care professionals. Providing effective support while…


Researching Valuing People

Gordon Grant, Paul Ramcharan

Prior to the launch of Valuing People, Gordon Grant and Paul Ramcharan were appointed by the Department of Health as co‐ordinators of the learning disability research initiative…

Twelve Years On: The Long‐term Outcomes and Costs of Deinstitutionalisation and Community Care for People with Learning Disabilities

Paul Cambridge, John Carpenter, Jennifer Beecham, Angela Hallam, Martin Knapp, Rachel Forrester‐Jones, Alison Tate

This paper reports on the key findings of a study into the outcomes and costs of community care for a large cohort of people with learning disabilities, supported in 12 study…

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