Putting it into Practice

Title: Accessible article: Involving people with learning difficulties in research.
Author: Garbutt, R., Tattersall, J., Dunn, J. & Boycott-Garnett, R.
Date Published: 2009
Reference: British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 38(1), 21-34.
Are service users or carers authors: Yes

Abstract: This is an easy-read article that describes how people with learning difficulties have been involved in a research project about sex and relationships for people with learning disabilities. It describes how the team have used drama as a way of helping people with learning difficulties to discuss this sensitive topic. They have also produced a list of things for researchers to think about when involving people with learning difficulties in research.

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Categories: researchers
people with learning difficulties
lessons from direct experience of involvement
designing of research
undertaking research
analysing and interpreting data
writing up and disseminating

Date Entered: 2010/07/28

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