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Hare, Dougal Julian; Searson, Ruth; Knowles, Rebecca – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
Many people with intellectual disabilities are still not being listened to by the services providing them with care and support, and when they become upset and frustrated, they are all too readily regarded as being mentally ill. To help people with intellectual disabilities describe and make sense of their experiences and feelings in a…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Case Studies, Evaluation Methods, Personality Theories
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Thomas, Samantha; Butler, Richard; Hare, Dougal Julian; Green, David – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
A young person's construct of self can be fundamental to their psychological well being (Glick 1999; Emler 2001). However limited research has been conducted in the United Kingdom to explore self-image with adolescents with learning disabilities. Previous studies have demonstrated the effective use of personal construct theory with children…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Well Being, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Blairs, Sharon; Slater, Susan; Hare, Dougal Julian – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
Although there have been claims of significant therapeutic benefits arising from the use of deep touch pressure techniques with children with autistic spectrum disorders, to date there have been few empirical investigations of its use with adults with autistic spectrum disorders and anxiety in clinical practice. This paper reports on the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Drug Therapy, Physiology, Autism
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Dye, Linda; Hendy, Steve; Hare, Dougal Julian; Burton, Mark – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2004
Summary Capacity to consent is an important concept when working with people with learning disabilities. The current concept of consent is based on a dichotomous categorization: people either have or do not have capacity to consent. Several research studies have focused on the assessment of capacity to consent and these studies report a range from…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Decision Making, Student Participation, Risk