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Values into Action

Publisher:
Values into Action

This journal is indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal

Soundtrack

Publisher:
National Development Team

This is the newsletter of the National Development Team (NDT). It contains announcements about NDT conferences, training courses and publication; and news about new NDT projects, and change within the NDT. This journal was indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online. This title has now ceased.

Journal

Viewpoint

Publisher:
Mencap/Gateway

Viewpoint is a UK learning disability magazine covering  news, campaigns and best practice from the world of learning disability. An audio version of the magazine is available on CD, available free to people who have a learning disability. Pulse, Viewpoint’s arts and leisure supplement, comes free with the issue, three times a year. This journal is indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal

Llais

Publisher:
Learning Disability Wales

Llais is a bi-lingual quarterly journal in Welsh and English which aims to  spread information, highlight good practice, and raise discussion around promoting the right to an ordinary life for people with a learning disability. It covers new service developments and the latest thinking on all aspects of life, from housing to employment for people with learning disabilities in Wales. This journal is indexed and abstracted selectively on Social Care Online.

Journal

Journal of Learning Disabilities

Publisher:
Sage

This journal provides a medium for the exchange of best practice, knowledge and research between academic and professional disciplines from education, social and health settings to bring about advancement of services for people with intellectual disabilities. The title was renamed the Journal of Intellectual Disabilities from January 2005 (Volume 9).

Journal

Mental Handicap

Publisher:
British Institute of Mental Handicap

This journal is now continued as the British Journal of Learning Disabilities, a  multi-disciplinary journal containing information on current policies and practices that promote valued lifestyles and high quality services for children and adults with learning disabilities

Journal article

Putting it plainly: producing easy to understand information for people with learning difficulties

Author:
TOWNSLEY Ruth
Journal article citation:
Focus, 22, October 1997, pp.9-17.
Publisher:
RNIB

Discusses the production of "Plain Facts" and provides guidance on how to produce clear information for people with learning difficulties.

Journal article

Community integration of mentally handicapped persons

Author:
TILAK Damodar
Journal article citation:
Indian Journal of Social Work, 55(1), January 1994, pp.47-59.
Publisher:
Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Presents some contemporary views on community based rehabilitation and integrated education, examines institutional facilities with respect to the special needs of the mentally handicapped and outlines the obstacles and limitations which are likely to be encountered in attempting community integration and mainstreaming of persons with mental handicap, and the roles to be played by the parents, special educators, NGOs and associations of parents.

Journal article

Communication as a priority in services for people with learning difficulties

Authors:
JONES Jane, SWIFT Paul
Journal article citation:
Social Services Research, 1 1994, 1994, pp.20-28.
Publisher:
Social Services Research Group

Somerset SSD and Somerset Health Authority have a history of close collaboration in meeting the needs of people with learning difficulties. Describes the Somerset Total Communication Project which resulted from the closure of the county's three long stay mental handicap hospitals and also explains the high priority given to communication in Somerset's services for people with learning difficulties.

Journal article

Interrogative suggestibility, confabulation, and acquiescence in people with mild learning disabilities (mental handicap): implications for reliability during police interrogations

Authors:
CLARE I.C.H., GUDJONSSON G.H.
Journal article citation:
British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 32(3), September 1993, pp.295-301.
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell

A way of assessing a criminal suspect's ability to make a reliable statement is through measuring performance on interrogative suggestibility, confabulation and acquiescence. Preliminary data is presented for people with mild learning disabilities on these three factors and as expected the intellectually disadvantaged group performed more poorly than their average ability counterparts on each of the three measures.

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