Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging
Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging

References

Choice Support (2019) Supported Loving Project. Available at: https://www.choicesupport.org.uk/ about-us/ what-we-do/ supported-loving [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] (Accessed: 25 June 2019).
Day, H. (2019) ‘Gemma would have forgiven her killers, if she has survived’, BBC, 9 May [Online]. Available at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/ bbcthree/ article/ 751ddfd4-2b7a-4f3f-9a07-2f2ec29c985a (Accessed: 4 July 2019).
England. Mental Capacity Act (England and Wales) 2005: Elizabeth II. Chapter 9 (2005) [Online]. Available at https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ ukpga/ 2005/ 9/ contents (Accessed 25 June 2019).
Harflett, N. and Turner, S. (2016) Supporting people with learning disabilities to develop sexual and romantic relationships. Available at: http://www.bild.org.uk/ EasySiteWeb/ GatewayLink.aspx?alId=7713 (Accessed: 24 June 2019).
Lawson, J. (2017) Making Safeguarding Personal: Support for safeguarding adults boards Available at: https://www.basw.co.uk/ system/ files/ resources/ basw_93935-5.pdf (Accessed: 25 June 2019).
Maguire, K., Gleeson, K. and Holmes, N. (2019) ‘Support workers’ understanding of their role supporting the sexuality of people with learning disabilities’, British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 47, pp. 59–65.
McCarthy, M., Hunt, S. and Milne-Skillman, K. (2017). ‘“I know it was every week, but I can’t be sure if it was every day”: domestic violence and women with learning disabilities’, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30, pp. 269–82. Available at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ doi/ full/ 10.1111/ jar.12237 (Accessed: 25 June 2019).
Northern Ireland. Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016: Elizabeth II. 2016 c. 18 (2016) [Online]. Available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ nia/ 2016/ 18/ contents/ enacted (Accessed: 4 July 2019).
Scotland. Adults with Incapacity Act (Scotland) 2000: Elizabeth II. 2000 asp 4 (2000) [Online]. Available at: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ asp/ 2000/ 4/ contents (Accessed: 4 July 2019).
Tarleton, B. (2015) ‘A few steps along the road? Promoting support for parents with learning difficulties’, British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 43, pp. 114–20.
Tilley, E. et al. (2012) ‘“The Silence is roaring”: sterilization, reproductive rights and women with intellectual disabilities’, Disability and Society, 27(3), pp. 413–26.
LD_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to University-level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on Where to take your learning next for more information.

Not ready for formal University study? Then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371