Interview: 'Oliver McGowan's name should be given to autism and learning disability training'
Your rights: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard (DoLS) authorisations
Spotting a forced marriage
Take care when you deliver a diagnosis
Navigating the power imbalances you may witness as a carer
Experts by experience programme shaping support work at Eden Futures
Removing disability-based defences to ensure equality before the law: a blessing or a curse?
Most countries have signed up to a UN principle that disability-based legal defences are infantalising and contravene the human right to equal treatment. However, people often end up 'detained for treatment' rather than detained in prison anyway. What should be done? Experts from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law discuss.
What to expect at Learning Disability Today London…
Health may be unpredictable but opportunities should be universal – that’s a value we hold dear at Learning Disability Today. It will underpin everything you experience at our upcoming learning and exhibition day in London on November 22. We will be joined by some of the most respected voices in social care and empowerment including Choice Support, Mencap and former health minister (currently shadow health minister) Norman Lamb MP.