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Iemmi, Valentina; Knapp, Martin; Gore, Nick; Cooper, Vivien; Brown, Freddy Jackson; Reid, Caroline; Saville, Maria – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
Background: We describe current care arrangements in England for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges, and estimate their comparative costs. Materials and Methods: A two-round Delphi exercise was performed in March and April 2014, followed by a costing exercise. Results: The study finds a mixed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Adults
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Brown, Freddy Jackson; Cooper, Kate; Diebel, Tara – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2013
People with learning disabilities have higher levels of health needs compared with the general population (Nocon, 2006, Background evidence for the DRC's formal investigation into health inequalities experienced by people with learning disabilities or mental health problems. London and Manchester, Disability Rights Commission). Research has shown…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Disabilities, Barriers, Health Services
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Brown, Freddy Jackson; Peace, Natalie – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
Learning to use the toilet is an important developmental step for a child's independence, health and dignity. It can be particularly difficult to teach continence skills to disabled children with aggressive or challenging behaviour. This study showed how Azrin & Foxx's (1971) basic toilet training procedure could be modified to teach a 13-year-old…
Descriptors: Toilet Training, Developmental Disabilities, Behavior Problems, Aggression
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Brown, Freddy Jackson; Guvenir, Jane – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2009
Government policy is that people with learning disabilities should have their healthcare needs met by mainstream services. This study interviewed the carers of 13 children with learning disabilities admitted to hospital for a period longer than 24 h. Nursing staff and two children were also interviewed. Five themes were identified as having a…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Children, Developmental Disabilities, Child Caregivers
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Brown, Freddy Jackson; Gillard, Duncan – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2009
This case study demonstrates the effectiveness of a classroom based learning programme in the acquisition of road safety skills. The participant, a child with severe learning disabilities, was taught road safety behaviours in the classroom with the aid of photograph cards. When he had mastered these skills in the classroom, he returned to the…
Descriptors: Photography, Program Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Safety Education