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Testicular cancer

Men who have learning disabilities have a higher incidence of dying from cancer than men in...

What people with learning disabilities want from us

Compiled by Stacey Atkinson, matron/manager-inpatient services for people with learning...

Using creative methods to encourage participatory research

Compiled by Stacey Atkinson, matron/manager inpatient services for people with learning...

Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down’s syndrome

Compiled by Stacey Atkinson, matron/manager-inpatient services for people with learning...

Dementia and Down’s syndrome

The lived experience of dementia for people with Down’s syndrome.

Cerebral palsy and adolescence

Young adults with cerebral palsy talk about the 'thrust' into adulthood

Bariatric surgery and intellectual disability

A literature review has found short-term benefits to bariatric surgery for people with...

Antipsychotic medication and autistic spectrum disorders

As medication prescribing for children with autistic spectrum disorders increases, more care

Cognitive behavioural therapy, autistic spectrum disorders and mental illness

Examining the effect of cognitive behavioural therapy among people with mental health needs.

Maternity care for women with disabilities

Women with disabilities attending maternity units feel their needs are not being met,

Politics and people who have disabilities

Research team explores concepts the UN member states have regarding political activeness and

Folic acid, Vitamin B12 and Autism

Study finds link to children born with autism and mothers taking excessive amounts of

Exercise provides a short-term improvement for ADHD

Study reveals the short-term improvements for group of men diagnosed with ADHD.

Parent-led early intervention in autism can reduce symptom severity

An early intervention in autism aimed at helping parents communicate with their child can

New form of writing therapy to help carers

A new method known as written emotional disclosure (WED) explored to help support carers.

New study looks at effects melatonin has on sleep disorders in children

Although melatonin is increasingly prescribed as a treatment for sleep disturbance disorders

Mothers have been studied to consider how stress levels effect engagement

Mothers have been studied to consider how stress levels effect their engagement in therapy

Exploration of the mental health of adults with autism

US study compared the mental health of patients with autistic spectrum disorders with a...

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