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Transition and Social networks
School leavers with learning disabilities often face difficulties in making a smooth transition from school to college, employment or more broadly, to adult life. The transition phase is traumatic for the young person ...
The population of United Kingdom is diverse and complex in terms of ethnicity, culture, language and religion. The increase in ethnic diversity is also apparent in the population of children and young people with learning ...
Anxiety and Depression in People with Intellectual Disabilities: Advances in Interventions
This book will focus on intervention strategies for treating anxiety and depression in people with intellectual disabilities (ID). The rationale for this theme is the lack of an adequate evidence base for assessment and ...
Mental Health and Intellectual Disability: Policy and Practice, R Raghavan (Ed.)
(Pavilion Publishing Limited, 2012)
Ethical issues on psychotropic medication for people with learning disabilities,
There is an over use of psyhotropic medication with people with learning disabilities. Many of these individuals do not have the capacity to understand and retain the relevant information about the use and effectiveness ...
Prevalence of anxiety in children and young people with autism and learning disabilities
Children and young people with co-morbid intellectual disabilities (ID) and autism are more prone to experience mental health problems compared to people with ID but without autism. Children and young people with ID and ...
Commentary on A qualitative exploration of the life experiences of adults diagnosed with mild learning disabilities from minority ethnic communities
This paper seeks to provide a commentary on the previous paper in this issue ‘‘A qualitative exploration of the life experiences of adults diagnosed with mild learning disabilities from minority ethnic communities’’. The ...
Mental Health Services for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland
(Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, 2014-04)
It is well documented that people from Black and minority ethnic communities experience severe inequalities in our mental health services. Leicester is one of England’s most culturally diverse cities with approximately 50% ...
Family Carers’ perspectives on post-school transition of young people with intellectual disabilities with special reference to ethnicity
(Wiley Blackwell, 2012)
School leavers with intellectual disabilities (ID) often face difficulties in making a smooth transition from school to college, employment or more broadly to adult life. The transition phase is traumatic for the young ...