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How to change up the healthcare experience for people with learning disabilities and / or autism

 

Learning Disability Today calls for accommodation, care and mental health approaches to be designed to reflect the wishes of those with learning disabilities and / or autism.

Martin, who has a learning disability, and Alexis, who is autistic, describe in our exclusive video series how standard healthcare experiences feel when experienced by people with complex needs. Martin and Alexis then illustrate how such experiences can be improved by practitioners and policymakers alike.

Watch all the videos below and share your thoughts on Twitter. #Iwanttochangeitup

How to ‘change up’ healthcare experiences for patients with learning disabilities

 

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I refused to go to hospital because there was nothing to do there.

 

 

How to ‘change up’ healthcare experiences for patients with an autism diagnosis

 

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We should be making reasonable adjustments: it's the law.