Recognising fathers: presentation from IASSID 2008 conference1 May 2008
The presentation by Christine Towers from the IASSID Conference 2008 about the Recognising Fathers Project, including an overview of how the research was conducted, results, and trends in policy and practice.
Whose decision?1 January 2008
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is designed to support vulnerable people to make decisions for themselves whenever and as far as possible, and to protect these individuals and those who care for them when decisions have to be made on their behalf.
What kind of future?1 December 2007
This booklet is for young people and their families, friends and supporters to read and talk about together. It is written in plain English and there is an easy read summary.
Modern learning disability services1 November 2007
A leaflet about how the Foundation works with local authorities to improve learning disability services.
Economic consequences of autism in the UK1 November 2007
There are approximately 540,000 people with autism in the UK - 433,000 adults and 107,000 children. The findings in this report reveal that children with autism cost £2.7 billion a year, yet for adults the figure is £25 billion - more than eight times as much.
Economic consequences of autism: executive briefing1 November 2007
An executive briefing to accompany the report, 'The Economic Consequences of Autism in the UK'.
Annual Review 20072 September 2007
An overview of the Mental Health Foundation and the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities projects and achievements for 2006/07
Lets not forget about fathers1 May 2007
A Learning Disability Today issue about the findings of the Recognising Fathers report which showed that Fathers are often very involved in their children's support but are often marginalised by practitioners.
Mental health of children and adolescents with learning disabilities in Britain1 February 2007
This report, based on the experiences of over 18,000 children aged between 5 and 15 years old found that one in three (33 per cent) children with learning disabilities are likely to have a mother with mental health needs and nearly half are living in poverty (47 per cent).
A note on commissioning mainstream health services1 February 2007
A note that provides advice on how Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) can meet their responsibilities for commissioning services that are effective for people with learning disabilities, with the new framework and requirements addressing inequalities.