Supporting parents who have learning disabilities1 March 2000
In 1999, a conference was held by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities to disseminate the findings of two projects that are working to support parents, and to consider other examples of good practice.
Leaving home, moving on1 January 2000
If you are the parent of a teenager or adult with a learning disability who is living at home with you, this booklet is intended for you. It is written to help you understand the different ways in which housing and support can be provided when you start planning with your son and daughter about leaving home.
Employment for people with learning disabilities who have high support needs1 January 2000
Few people with learning disabilities and high support needs have benefitted from the development of supported employment over the last two decades. One project that has addressed this issue is the Step Out project at L'Arche in Liverpool.
Choice for people with learning disabilities and high support needs1 January 2000
The Choice Initiative, a programme of five innovative projects, explored how people with severe, profound and multiple learning disabilities, can express choices and take more control over their own lives.
Fragile-X syndrome1 January 1999
Fragile-X syndrome is a genetic disorder linked to the X chromosome. It affects approximately 1 per 3,000 males and 1 per 6,000 females.
The teenager with a severe learning disability1 January 1998
This booklet is written for the parents, close family members and friends of a teenager with a severe learning disability.
Older people with learning disabilities1 January 1998
A review of the literature on residential services and family care.