Editor(s): Professor Bob Gates
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Official Journal of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Published on behalf of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities, the British Journal of Learning Disabilities is an international peer-reviewed journal covering debates and developments in research, policy and practice. It publishes original refereed papers, regular special issues giving comprehensive coverage to specific subject areas, and specially comissioned keynote reviews on major topics. In addition there are reviews of books and training materials and a letters section.
The focus of the journal is on practical issues, with current debates and research reports. Topics covered include: current trends in residential and day-care services; integration, rehabilitation and quality of life; education and training; employment and occupation; recreation and leisure; advocacy and rights; family and carers; adoption and fostering; causes and management of specific syndromes; staff training; new technology in practice.