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Holman, Andrew – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2012
Jim Blair is the only consultant nurse working with people with learning disabilities in the country. His job helps make people better and saves money. This article shares a conversation with Jim Blair. In the conversation, Blair says he is unhappy Valuing People programme did not do as much as it could have done. Jim is worried all the changes,…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Nurses, Foreign Countries
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Day, Steve – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2007
If ever there was a right time to write about Learning Disability Services in the context of a transformation, this is it. I am not writing about the subject as a single entity, divorced from the bigger picture of what is happening to society and the world about us. Whatever "transforming" is going on for people with learning disability, it is…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Postmodernism, Persuasive Discourse