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Mencap’s Report on friendship and loneliness is available from this link:
Sara Ryan’s book Justice for Laughing Boy (2018) is an account of the death in an NHS Unit of her son, Connor Sparrowhawk, aged 18, and his family’s quest for justice.
The National Development Team for Inclusion website has resources and information about reasonable adjustments, reports, and other initiatives to address health needs: https://www.ndti.org.uk/ resources/
The most recent research into health inequalities and learning disabilities in the UK was published in 2011: https://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ 20160704145749/ http://www.improvinghealthandlives.org.uk/ projects/ particularhealthproblems