Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 9 Issue 1

Practice, management, research and innovation


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Geert Van Hove, Catherine Molleman

This article outlines the support system in Flanders, which is generally the best organised region in Belgium with regard to services for people with learning disabilities…


Johannes Schädler, Norbert Schwarte, Timo Wissel, Laurenz Aselmeier

This article gives an overview of the services provided for people with intellectual disabilities in Germany. On principle we assume that the field of services in this country…


Susana Padeliadu

Services for people with intellectual disabilities in Greece can be described as versatile and based on both old and new structures, old, over‐crowded institutions co‐existing…


Julie Beadle‐Brown, Jim Mansell, Paul Cambridge, Rachel Forrester‐Jones

This article focuses on the development and current situation of services for people with learning disabilities in England. Deinstitutionalisation started in the 1960s, when a…


Luis Salvador‐Carulla, Miriam Poole, Teresa Melero, Ramon Novell, José García‐Ibañez

In Spain, three parallel processes have taken place during the last 20 years: decentralisation, a health reform and a mental health reform. These processes have produced an…


Kent Ericsson

This article illustrates the Swedish experiences of working with people with intellectual disabilities and their support. During the last three decades in Sweden residential…

The Netherlands

Carla Vlaskamp, Petra Poppes

The Netherlands is a country where much is regulated, and several departments have made rules, regulations, memoranda and even laws related to people with intellectual…

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