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Journal article

Give us the tools

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 6.2.92, 1992, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on the work of the Real Jobs Project, a partnership between the National Development Team, Training in Systematic Instruction and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which has been set up to stimulate the development of proper job opportunities for people with learning difficulties.

Journal article

Success - but only partial

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 2.4.87, 1987, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The outgoing Director of CMH looks back over the past seven years.

Book

Images of possibility: rethinking services for people with mental handicaps in the light of American experiences

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
Campaign for People with Mental Handicaps
Publication year:
1986
Pagination:
20p.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Real jobs: report of a conference for Supported Employment Agencies sponsored by the Real Jobs Initiative, a partnership between the National Development Team, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, and Training in Systematic Instruction

Editor:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
National Development Team
Publication year:
1992
Pagination:
47p.
Place of publication:
London

Conference report. Includes papers on: the role of supported employment agencies and employers; profile of a sample of supported employment agencies; issues, opportunities and threats to supported employment in the UK; and strategies for the future.

Book

Self-advocacy skills training: report of two workshops held between April and September 1987

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
Kings Fund Centre
Publication year:
1988
Pagination:
31p., illus., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Hospital closures in the eighties

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
Campaign for People with Mental Handicaps
Publication year:
1986
Pagination:
21p., tables, bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London
Book

It's good to be part of things: working with older people with learning disabilities

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
Age Concern
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
78p.
Place of publication:
London

This publication is intended to assist and encourage local Age Concern groups to develop services and activities for older people with learning disabilities and their older carers. It explores common attitudes, myths and misconceptions about people with learning disabilities.

Journal article

Images of possibility: adult and further education opportunities for people with learning difficulties

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Journal article citation:
Mental Health Care, 1(8), April 1998, pp.267-270.
Publisher:
Pavilion

Further education opportunities should be an integral part of community-based provision for people with mental health problems. Yet people with a history of mental health difficulties are under-represented in adult and further education, and many colleges and local education authorities have yet to develop appropriate provision. Reports on a NIACE/FEDA project to raise awareness about the importance and benefits of further education opportunities for people with learning difficulties.

Book

Great expectations: experiences of supported living

Author:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
National Development Team
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
70p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Manchester

Captures some of the early experiences of supported living for people with learning difficulties via the stories of six people and how they experienced supported living.

Book

Building on positives: staff development in community services

Editor:
WERTHEIMER Alison
Publisher:
King's Fund Centre
Publication year:
1989
Pagination:
80p., tables, bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Looks at staff development issues that arise from providing community services to mentally handicapped people through strategies such as normalisation, rights and participation.

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