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Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene; Lam, Claire Kar Kei; Marsden, Daniel; Conway, Bernie; Harris, Claire; Jeffrey, David; Jordan, Leon; Keagan-Bull, Richard; McDermott, Michelle; Newton, Dan; Stapelberg, Diane – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Within learning disability research, it is important to involve people with learning disabilities at all stages, but there are limited opportunities for them to learn about the research process or to gain research skills. Method: An eight-session research training course for people with learning disabilities was developed and piloted…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Research Skills, Training Methods, Learning Disabilities
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Butler, Gary; Cresswell, Amanda; Giatras, Nikoletta; Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2012
This paper presents two studies using focus groups with people with learning disabilities. One study was about "What is it like for people with learning disabilities who have a family or friend with cancer?" and other study was about "How to break bad news to people with learning disabilities?" Two of the researchers had…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Focus Groups, Mental Retardation, Cancer
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Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene; Bernal, Jane; Hollins, Sheila – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
We have done research about cancer, death and dying. People with learning disabilities who had cancer were in our studies. This paper is about making sure that our research is ethical. This means that we don't want to cause any harm (or make people upset) when we do the research. We ask: (1) How do we find people to be in our studies?; (2) What…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Cancer, Ethics
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Jones, Amelia; Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene; Bernal, Jane; Butler, Gary; Hollins, Sheila – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
This paper reports on one of the findings of a small study that aimed to explore how people with learning disabilities accessed and were supported to use a pictorial cancer information book. Five people with learning disabilities who were affected by cancer and their paid carers participated in the study. Support staff in the study were the people…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Information Needs, Learning Disabilities, Health Needs
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Tuffrey-Wijne, Irene; Davies, John – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
As people with learning disabilities live longer, and the incidence of cancer is rising, it is of increasing importance to understand the lived cancer experience of this group. Consideration of the viewpoints of people with learning disabilities themselves will facilitate the development of cancer support services that are appropriate and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Cancer, Learning Disabilities, Disabilities