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No Going Back

No Going Back

Authors Tim Keilty and Kellie Woodley write about the forgotten voices from Prudhoe Hospital.

Don't Cramp My Style

Don't Cramp My Style

Simon Cramp's biography offers a real insight into a man with learning difficulties who has made a significant difference to social policy in England.

A Modern Hospital

A Modern Hospital

Jan Walmsley and a group of disabled researchers look back at life in Princess Marina Hospital, Northamptonshire in the years before its closure.

LDA England Survey

LDA England Survey

A breakdown of the results from the recent Quality Checking Government survey carried out by Learning Disability Alliance England.

LDA England Newspaper

LDA England Newspaper

Learning Disability England Alliance newspaper highlighting the results of the Quality Checking Government survey and setting out a vision for a good society.

LDA England Survey Results

LDA England Survey Results

This is a slide presentation of the results of Learning Disability Alliance England's Quality Checking Government survey.

Close Down the ATUs

Close Down the ATUs

The Centre for Welfare Reform made a submission in April 2019 to the Joint Committee on Human Rights calling for the closure of all ATUs.

Totally Wrong List

Totally Wrong List

An overview of all the Government policies which harm or disadvantage people with learning disabilities in England.

Quality Checking Government

Quality Checking Government

A survey by the Learning Disability Alliance England on the impact of the UK Government on people with learning disabilities.

Marking the Political Parties

Marking the Political Parties

The Results of Learning Disability Alliance England's Citizen Jury held before the General Election in May 2015.

Self-Advocacy History Before 1984

Self-Advocacy History Before 1984

The People First movement leads the way in self-advocacy today, but there were also earlier developments which should not be forgotten.

Starcross Hospital

Starcross Hospital

Important testimony from those who lived and worked in a long-stay institution for people with learning difficulties.

Institutional Spiral

Graphic: Institutional Spiral

Institutional Spiral

First and Last

First and Last

Mark Brend describes the history of the closure of the learning disabilities hospitals that were once used to segregate people with learning difficulties.

Deinstitutionalisation in Scotland

Deinstitutionalisation in Scotland

John Dalrymple explores the lessons learned from deinstitutionalisation in this important paper, first published in Tizard Learning Disability Review in 1999.