I have a child with classic autism, another with Asperger’s and a third with learning difficulties. Having a friend to support you can be invaluable.
Saba Salman blog: Scrounger or superhero – and little in between. This is how people like my sister, who happens to have a learning disability, are generally seen in society and the media.
The draft NICE guideline on ‘Care and support of older people with learning disabilities’ is now out for consultation. Help to shape the final version by commenting on the guideline. An easy read format is also available. Closing date: 15 December at 5pm.