Online documents

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Online resources available for download

Theme Author/s Title
Advocacy

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Ruth Townsley, Anna Marriott and Linda Ward Access to Independent Advocacy:
An evidence review
(pdf file 1.3 MB)

Executive summary (pdf file 267KB)

Easy read summary (pdf file 1.47KB)

A framework for research on costs and benefits of independent advocacy (1.1 MB

Parents

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Beth Tarleton, Linda Ward and Joyce Howarth Finding the Right Support.
(Full Report)
(pdf file 511KB)
Beth Tarleton, Linda Ward and Joyce Howarth Finding the Right Support
(Project Summary)
(pdf file76 KB)
Beth Tarleton Providing the Right Support
(Project Summary)
(pdf file 324 KB)
Sexuality and relationships

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David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Press Release (pdf file 89KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Summary (English) (pdf file 156KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Summary (Welsh) (pdf file132 KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Easy to Read Summary (English)
(pdf file667KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Easy to Read Summary (Welsh)
(pdf file 660 KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Jan's Story. A photostory about a lesbian with learning difficulties.
(pdf file 844KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth Phil's Story. A photostory about a gay man with learning difficulties.
(pdf file 738KB)
David Abbott and Joyce Howarth A booklet about challenging homophobia and heterosexism for people with learning difficulties and the staff that support them.
(pdf file 879KB)
Day services

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Ken Simons and Debby Watson New Direction? Day Services for people with learning disabilities in the 1990's. (pdf 801KB))
Death Confidential Inquiry Team Interim report March 2011 (pdf 371KB)
Disabled children

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Debby Watson, Mandie Lewis, Ruth Townsley, David Abbott and Alison Cohen. All Together Better. A guide for Families with a disabled child with complex healthcare needs.
(pdf file 6.42MB)
Ruth Townsley, David Abbott and Debby Watson Making a Difference? Exploring the impact of multi-agency working on disabled children with complex healthcare needs, their families and the professionals that support them. (pdf file 134KB)
David Abbott, Linda Ward and Jenny Morris Residential Schools and Disabled Children: decision making and experiences. (pdf file 36KB)
Debby Watson, Beth Tarleton and Anthony Feiler Full report on the findings of the research on the involvement of children with little or no verbal communication (findings from the first phase of the research - a national (England) survey of schools) (pdf file 530KB)
Debby Watson, Beth Tarleton and Anthony Feiler Summary of findings from research on the involvement of children with little or no verbal communication (pdf file 97KB)
Debby Watson, Beth Tarleton and Anthony Feiler I want to choose too - a resource for teachers and others for including primary school age children with little or no speech in decision-making (pdf file 1.29 MB)
Debby Watson, Beth Tarleton and Anthony Feiler Messages from the resource I want to choose too (pdf file 934 KB)
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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David Abbott and John Carpenter Becoming an adult - Transition for young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (pdf file 902KB)
Craig McLean, Liam McLean and David Abbott Becoming a man - Life with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. (pdf file 1.7MB)
Guidelines for accessible information

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The Norah Fry Research Centre, RNIB , Black Health Agency, Jane Jones and Sue Thurman Information for all (pdf file 4225 KB)
Personalisation and direct payments

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Pauline Heslop, Val Williams and Helen Spandler Personalisation in mental health: A review of the evidence (pdf file 70KB)
Pauline Heslop and Val Williams

 

Personalisation in mental health: Creating a vision
Views of personalisation, from people who use mental health services
(pdf file 112KB)
Personalisation in mental health: Breaking down the barriers
A guide for care co-ordinators
(pdf file 119KB)
David Abbott and others Living It Up - Disabled Young People Speak their Minds...
(pdf file 696KB)

Living it Up - Disabled Young People Speak their Minds
(mp3. 2.05MB)

David Abbott and others Direct Payments for Young Disabled People (pdf file 62KB)
Skills for Support Research Team - Lisa Ponting, Kerrie Ford, Philippa Rudge and Val Williams It's about Respect - full report on the second stage of the Skills for Support project (pdf file 96KB)
It's about Respect - easy summary of the second stage of the Skills for Support project (pdf file 286 KB)
Getting Good Support - easy read summary of the Skills for Support survey (pdf file 151 KB)
A New Kind of Support - easy summary of the video stage in the Skills for Support project (pdf file 1426 KB)
Finance

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Val Williams, David Abbott, Jackie Rodgers, Linda Ward and Debby Watson Money, Rights and Risks. A scoping review of financial issues for people with learning disabilities in the UK (pdf file 811KB)
Val Williams, David Abbott, Jackie Rodgers, Linda Ward and Debby Watson Money, Rights and Risks. Financial issues for people with learning disabilities in the UK - summary (pdf file 327KB)
The interface between mental health and learning disability services

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Ken Simons and Oliver Russell. Lines in the Sand. A summary of findings from 'Crossing the Line' research project on the interface between mental health and learning disability services. (pdf file 356KB)
Self injury

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Pauline Heslop and Fiona Macaulay Hidden Pain? Self injury and people with learning disabilities (pdf 929.7KB)

Summary (188.4 KB)

Easy read summary (573.2 KB)

Short breaks

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Beth Tarleton Better for the Break? Support for children and teenagers with autistic spectrum disorders and their families. A summary of the findings. (pdf file 140KB)
Transition

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Pauline Heslop, David Abbott, Lisa Johnson and Robina Mallett Help to Move On. Transition pathways for young people with learning difficulties in residential schools and colleges
Full report
(pdf file 623KB)
Pauline Heslop, David Abbott, Lisa Johnson and Robina Mallett Help to Move On. Transition pathways for young people with learning difficulties in residential schools and colleges
Summary
(pdf file 70KB)
Pauline Heslop, Robina Mallett, Ken Simons and Linda Ward. Bridging the Divide. The experiences of young people with learning difficulties and their families at transition. A summary of the findings. (pdf file 193KB)
Beth Tarleton The Road Ahead. Information for young people with learning difficulties and their families at transition. (pdf file 104KB)