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Journal article

Providing and ordinary family life

Author:
PIERCE Julie
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 16.11.89, 1989, pp.16-17.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Wandsworth Social Services Department's Family Living Scheme places adults with learning difficulties into ordinary family homes.

Journal article

The road to enlightenment

Author:
JACKSON Robin
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 2.11.89, 1989, p.24.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

The propagation of a distorted gospel of normalisation leads to the devaluation of people with a mental handicap.

Journal article

That 'special' divide

Author:
STENNER Eve
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 12.10.89, 1989, p.24.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Reviews the legal framework of the 1981 Education Act on integration in schools.

Journal article

Whose terms?

Authors:
BOOTH Tim, SIMONS Ken
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 5.10.89, 1989, pp.19-22.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Considers the debate of the usage of mental handicap/learning disability, and how people with learning difficulties/mental handicap perceive themselves and how they would like others to see them.

Journal article

The Myrtle Cottage project: testing resettlement groupings

Authors:
CARPENTER P.K, AXSON D.M.
Journal article citation:
Mental Handicap, 17(3), September 1989, pp.94-96.
Publisher:
British Institute of Mental Handicap

A flat within hospital grounds was used to experiment with groupings of patients in planning discharge for them.

Journal article

Groupwork with people who have mental handicaps - an approach marred by scepticism?

Author:
COLE A.
Journal article citation:
Mental Handicap, 17(3), September 1989, pp.115-118.
Publisher:
British Institute of Mental Handicap

Aims and techniques.

Journal article

The gentle way to work with mental handicap

Author:
BRANDON D.
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 17.8.89, 1989, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Looks at the 'gentle teaching' system for the mentally handicapped in use in Canada.

Journal article

PREVIEW : the way to ensure care needs are met

Author:
WALLACE E.
Journal article citation:
Social Work Today, 6.7.89, 1989, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
British Association of Social Workers

Describes a preventive, forward-looking method of life-long individual planning for mentally handicapped people.

Journal article

Eligible but excluded

Author:
COLE A.
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 13.4.89, 1989, pp.20-22.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The local government elections in May 1989 are likely to exclude many people with learning difficulties because they don't have enough information to vote.

Journal article

With a little help from my friends: a report on advocacy development: 1

Author:
CROSSLEY Diana
Journal article citation:
Mental Handicap, 17(1), March 1989, pp.23-24.
Publisher:
British Institute of Mental Handicap

This article describes an advocacy service carried out in a day centre.

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