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Resources for professionals and parents to support children with learning disabilities who are having clinical procedures.
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Resources for professionals and parents to support children with learning disabilities who are having clinical procedures.

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It is known that children and young people with learning disabilities, also known as intellectual disabilities, can experience high levels of fear and distress when undergoing clinical procedures.

Parents can also experience anxiety, difficulty and uncertainty when accompanying and supporting their children before, during and after these procedures.

Two resources have been developed to try and improve children and young peoples’ experiences of clinical procedures.

The Peninsula Cerebra Research Unit has produced a short report for professionals and parents. The report, entitled Reducing Distress

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