CMG and Change have launched a new guide to help young people and adults with learning disabilities stay safe when using the internet.
Statement from BILD Health Advisor Jim Blair following the inquest into the death of Richard Handley:
Richard’s avoidable death like all such deaths is very disturbing and action must be taken to stop these happening again. Every day, three people with a learning disability die avoidably in England. There should be no more.
At its worst, catatonia in autism can lead to immobility, dependence for all daily living and become life-threatening. Studies suggest between 12-18% of autistic people may show varying levels of catatonia. Darren Devine reports.