Outside Resources

Children with learning disabilities: resources for social workers

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Introduction

Two recent laws, the Children and Families Act 2014 and the Care Act 2014, have affected local authorities’ duties towards children with learning disabilities. As well as these statutory changes, the last few years have seen an increasing focus on poor care for people with learning disabilities, including children, in the wake of revelations about […]

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