Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 8 Issue 3

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Modern Therapeutic Approaches in Learning Disability Services

Pat Frankish, Sue Terry

This paper summarises the main areas of therapeutic developments in recent years in the field of learning disability. There has been a growing interest in alternative ways of…

Factors Impacting on the Capacity to Consent in People with Learning Disabilities

Linda Dye, Dougal Hare, Steve Hendy

Much of the discussion of capacity to consent has focused on how capacity can be assessed. However, in focusing on the assessment of capacity of people with learning disabilities…

Criminal Law, Sexuality and Men and Women with Learning Disabilities: Protection v. Empowerment

Paul Wheeler

Sexuality is complex, concerning concepts such as power relations, sensuality, personal integrity, capacity to consent, decision making, identity and self‐awareness, intimacy and…

Supported to be Sexual? Developing Sexual Rights for People with Learning Disabilities

Kirsty Keywood

This article explores criminal law reform proposals on the law relating to sexual offences, scheduled for debate in the current parliamentary session, in order to illustrate the…

Count Us In: The Inquiry into Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young People with Learning Disabilities

Hazel Morgan

Young people with learning disabilities are at risk of developing mental health problems. The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities conducted a one‐year inquiry into…

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