More than 70% of young adults with learning disabilities reported feeling lonely ‘a lot of the time’, according to a campaigning organisation
Systematic review finds that people with learning disabilities were less likely to access health screening and preventive healthcare such as immunisations
Study finds need to establish specialist forensic support teams to ensure best possible outcomes for offenders who have behaviours that challenge
A pioneering test has revealed a link between autism and damage to proteins in blood plasma that could lead to earlier diagnosis of the condition, scientists say
Of services where staff underwent training only 30% produced positive behaviour support plans that included all essential components
Research raises concerns about a lack of guidelines and review of prescriptions
A study has discovered that the majority of people with learning disabilities are living with two or more long-term conditions
Carer’s UK survey of more than 7,000 carers reveals 81% of those surveyed feel lonely and socially isolated.
University of Birmingham’s pioneering research tool aims to assist in the identification and assessment of anxiety and depression in people with autism.
Swedish study has discovered an increased incidence of cerebral palsy is associated with obesity in pregnancy.
Ineffective treatment methods for people who have epilepsy has led to new research exploring alternative methods.