Unprotected, Overprotected: meeting the needs of young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of sexual exploitation

BILD, September 2015

Children with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) than other children, facing additional barriers to their protection and to receiving support, new research has revealed.

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Joint Strategic Needs Assessments 2014 How well do they address the needs of people with learning disabilities?

Public Health England, November 2014

This report which looks at how well Joint Strategic Needs Assessments address the needs of people with learning disabilities.  The report finds that in many areas of England JSNAs are failing to take due account of the health needs of people with learning disabilities, especially children with learning disabilities.

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