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What we know - and don't know - about the Liberty Protection Safeguards
In October next year, a new system known as the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) is expected to replace the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS). Yo Dunn, who will be speaking at Learning Disability Today London 2019, introduces the new system and highlights what questions remain unanswered.
Why child to parent violence is an overlooked challenge
Passion or obsession?
Inclusive theatre: tackling stigma and facilitating discussion
Your rights: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard (DoLS) authorisations
Spotting a forced marriage
Exploring synesthesia's relationship with autism
Ten question interview: 'Tactile communication' explained
Looking for an ordinary life: children with complex health needs or dependent on medical technology
Children with complex health needs or who are dependent on medical technology and their families want to lead as ordinary a life as possible, but find many barriers to achieving this. However, they can be broken down through adaptations and using different funding models By Jill Davies, research programme manager at the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Equipped for success