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Our clinical nursing articles aim to inform and educate nurse practitioners and students. This is achieved through the publication of peer-reviewed, evidence-based, relevant and topical articles.

A Step-By-Step ABA Curriculum for Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders

AS THIS book’s title indicates, it presents a series of teaching activities for...

Helping Service Users to Understand Dementia

As people with learning disabilities live longer, they become more likely to experience or...

Carers’ commitment to behavioural support plans

Many people with learning disabilities exhibit some form of challenging behaviour. Research...

Credit where it is due: clients’ contribution to academic research

When the contributions of a group of people with autism and Asperger syndrome to a study of...

Person-centred planning and the recovery approach

Comparisons of recovery-oriented and person-centred approaches to the care of people with...

Autism

THESE GUIDELINES, which were drafted by academics, clinicians and people on the...

Treatment of clients in the NHS: A case study

Families of people with learning disabilities report frequently that their relatives receive...

Good practice in helping clients cope with terminal illness

The Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities reviewed...

Ensuring the successful transition of adolescents to adult services

The movement of adolescents with learning disabilities from children’s to adult services can...

Links between the conduct of carers and clients’ challenging behaviour

Challenging behaviour displayed by some people with intellectual disabilities is often a...

Enhancing relationships between family carers and professionals

Several policies and strategies describe how support service professionals should work with...

A Guide to Practical Health Promotion

EACH CHAPTER of this Open University guide to health promotion begins with a clear...

Involving service users in student education

In 2010, the introduction of Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for pre-registration...

One parent’s experience of autism spectrum disorder

This article is written from the perspective of a parent who has a child with autism...

Networking opportunities for learning disability nurses

Developments in service provision and delivery have changed how and where learning...

Advanced Issues in Social Role Valorization Theory

THE POPULARITY of social role valorisation (SRV) as a guide to the development of...

Promoting mutuality in a family-centred service

Fostering mutual relationships, where the expertise of all parties is valued and promoted,...

Breast screening: participation of women with intellectual disabilities

The NHS breast cancer screening programme has resulted in overdiagnosis of breast cancer in...

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