learning disability and parenthood

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I would be extremely grateful for any information regarding services for parents who have a learning disability. Also any experiences of parents and their involvement with social services. I am a student social worker on my final piece of work, I really would like to try to raise the debate and awareness around this area.

many thanks

-- Anonymous, May 01, 2001

Answers

DPPi has an information sheet on parenting with a learning difficulty which is available for 2 from DPPi. This lists useful organisations, reading materials and articles. Many articles from the DPPi journal are also relevant, these are also available for 2 each from DPPi. Tel: 0800 018 4730 or contact at the address listed in this website

-- Anonymous, July 18, 2001

circlesnetwork dppi supported parents wendy booth and tim booth and choices and change

-- Anonymous, April 20, 2003

we get alots of support from family and the oragnistions. I fine paula edmondson very helpfull in what she dose. She worked for a oragnistion called choices. She dose centre planing for poeple with learning difficulties.

-- Anonymous, April 30, 2003

if there is any parents who whant help to be supported to learn to look after there children myself and my wife will support you and do our up most from what you whant we both work a long organnistions who are circlesnetwork choices change dppi dpn valueing people if you whant more in formation please contact me on andrewbennett@activemail.co.uk or 07876516625 we are here to help other parents belive in your self we both belive in diability rights we would to from any parent who had there child removed because of disability i look forward from hearning from you

-- Anonymous, May 01, 2003

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