Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 7 Issue 4

Practice, management, research and innovation


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STEPS ‐ Structures Towards Emancipation, Participation and Solidarity: A European Project to Combat Discrimination against People with Learning Disabilities

Anne Ernst

People with learning disabilities are one of the most marginalised groups in European society, rarely recognised as full citizens with equal rights. The European action research…

Direct Payments for People with Severe Learning Disabilities: A Service Case Study and Implications for Policy

Julie Beadle‐Brown

The paper uses a case study to illustrate the difficulties experienced by those trying to access direct payments for people with learning disabilities, and considers the reasons…


Direct Payments: Commentary and Review

Andrew Holman

Local authorities have a duty to listen to service users but, with notable exceptions, have not done so in relation to the provision of direct payments to people with learning…

Spirituality and the Lives of People with Learning Disabilities

John Swinton

The spirituality of people with learning disabilities is under‐researched and frequently misunderstood. Despite evidence to suggest that a focus on the spiritual aspect of the…


Preliminary Findings: An Anglo‐Swedish Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Outcome Study using PORT and DMT

Barbro Carlsson, Sheila Hollins, Alf Nilsson, Valerie Sinason

Historically, professionals did not consider that people with learning disabilities could make use of psychoanalytic psychotherapy because of limitations of intelligence…

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