Doing the right thing regarding sex and relationships – the 'My Rights' charter
Parents warn against 'symbolic and substantive harms' of partial representation
"I wanted to play sport but could never fit in"
Autism support pets are more than companions - they're clinical tools to enrich lives
How to tune into a person’s frequency: the past, present, and future of learning disability nursing
If a person who has a learning disability is banging their head, being silent, or laughing it is not always easy to understand what is happening with and to them. In this article, Jim Blair (Learning Disability Nursing Project Lead at the Royal College of Nursing and Clinical Advisor for Learning Disabilities at the Queens Nursing Institute) considers the ways people with learning disabilities can be supported to access the healthcare treatment they deserve but denied all too often.
Too few people with learning disabilities are on television - so let's make auditions accessible
Filmmaker Beth Richards conducted research into how the television industry can be made more accessible for actors with learning disabilities. In this blog, she tells Learning Disability Today how her research findings informed her short animated film 'The Audition' which is being shown at Oska Bright Film Festival.
Cervical cancer screenings: addressing the health inequality founded upon misconception
Wristband monitors physiological changes that may precede aggression
“It is unacceptable that children are being physically injured and traumatised": the use of restraint and seclusion in schools
What does the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act mean for autistic people?
Learning Disability Policy, Practice, and the Support Worker
Blue badge discrimination
Here's how to support disabled professionals
Social media - embrace or reject?