Genevieve Young Southward takes a look at a recent study on the incidence, types and causes of injury in family and paid carers of adults with intellectual disabilities in Scotland.[read the full story...]
Figures suggest an increasing trend for students to transfer from mainstream to special education settings in Ireland.
Here, Genevieve Young Southward looks a questionnaire survey of principals of special education settings which suggests some explanations.[read the full story...]
People with learning disabilities experience health inequalities and can face significant barriers in accessing healthcare. Whilst doctors have traditionally received little specific training in this area, there are increasingly new initiatives aimed at changing attitudes and improving knowledge and skills.
Here, in her debut blog, Genevieve Young Southward looks at an Australian initiative that aimed to involve people with disabilities directly in the training of medical students.[read the full story...]