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Northway, Ruth; Hurley, Karen; O'Connor, Chris; Thomas, Helen; Howarth, Joyce; Langley, Emma; Bale, Sue – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2014
While recent years have seen an increase in the number of participatory and inclusive research studies being undertaken where people with learning disabilities are active members of the research team, little has been published about how teams decide what to research. This paper aims to fill this gap by discussing how in one area of Wales a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participatory Research, Educational Research, Developmental Disabilities
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Kollinsky, Laura; Simonds, Laura M.; Nixon, Julie – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2013
A small evidence base suggests that parents with learning disabilities are likely to have their children permanently removed from their care. There is no known research involving magistrates in England, despite their role in care proceedings. This study aimed to explore the experience of magistrates making decisions in care proceedings involving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents with Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Court Litigation
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Ramasubramanian, Lakshmiprabha; Ranasinghe, Newton; Ellison, Joseph – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 for England and Wales received Royal assent in April 2005 and came into force in 2007 (Department of Constitutional Affairs, 2007). The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework to empower and protect vulnerable people who are not able to make their own decisions. The adherence to it is a statutory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Check Lists, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities
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Hayes, Susan Carol – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
Of the 4000 women and girls in custody in England and Wales, an unknown proportion will have a learning disability. Most research on the plight of offenders or accused persons with a learning disability has focussed on men because women form a small proportion of the prison population, and women with learning disabilities are an even smaller…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Sexual Abuse, Mental Disorders
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Mir, Ghazala – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
Research at the University of Leeds has evaluated how well changes to healthcare proposed in the Government White Paper "Valuing People" (Department of Health 2001) were being implemented in one locality and their impact on people with learning disabilities. The project had a developmental aspect and incorporated two workshops over the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Local Issues, Workshops, Resource Allocation
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Tarleton, Beth; Ward, Linda – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2005
This article provides an overview of the methods and findings of a project, commissioned by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, to explore the information needs of young people with learning disabilities, their families and supporters at transition. It describes how a group of young people with learning disabilities were trained in research…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Focus Groups