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Journal article

Having someone to help

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 30.10.97, 1997, p.23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Knowing where to go to get help is vital when dealing with people with learning difficulties who have been sexually abused. Interviews an organisation that provides this specialised support.

Journal article

Who am I?

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Foster Care, 103, November 2000, pp.12-14.
Publisher:
Fostering Network

Looks at how foster carers help children and young people piece together the jigsaw of their lives through life work.

Journal article

Let them speak

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 17.8.00, 2000, pp.20-21.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The quality of life of people with learning difficulties could be improved by extending their right to make choices, says a recent report. This article reports on some projects in which workers use new skills to help clients communicate.

Journal article

Birds and bees

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 15.10.98, 1998, pp.34-35.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Social worker Dave Widdowson talks about the awkward and complex issues that arise when a young person with learning difficulties begins to mature sexually.

Journal article

Famous for fifteen minutes

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 8.10.98, 1998, pp.36-37.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on a training project that teaches people with learning difficulties to make videos - a powerful medium for self-advocacy.

Journal article

Alternative routes

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 13.8.98, 1998, pp.26-27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on a new project that aims to get the user of mental health services involved in developing complementary therapies to cater for their needs.

Journal article

Safety in numbers

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 16.10.97, 1997, p.23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Discusses how abuse of people with learning difficulties is not a new phenomenon, and how some agencies are now collaborating with police to prevent such accidents from occurring. Looks at some new initiatives in Manchester.

Journal article

Rise to the challenge

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 2.10.97, 1997, p.28.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Discusses how people with learning difficulties and challenging behaviour need not be 'a danger to society' if they are properly supported in the community.

Journal article

Assist as appropriate

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 4.9.97, 1997, p.27.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Appropriate adults can assist with communication between vulnerable people and the police and help people with learning difficulties get a fair hearing at the police station. Reports on a scheme which trains and supports appropriate adults.

Journal article

The power to parent

Author:
BOND Henrietta
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.6.97, 1997, p.28.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Upholding the rights of people with learning difficulties means supporting them in living their lives to the full. The author visits a project which is supporting parents with learning difficulties as they bring up their children.

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