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Helen Elizabeth Dunn, John Peter Mutch, Paul James McGavin & Geoff Astbury

In: Key Concepts in Learning Disabilities

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Service User Voice
Service user voice
Helen ElizabethDunn, John PeterMutch and Paul JamesMcGavin with GeoffAstbury
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Like everyone else, people who have a learning disability have the right to be listened to. But not everyone does listen. This can be because they think that people who have a learning disability cannot understand, so they don't try to talk or listen. Other people look down on people who have a learning disability so they don't take what they say seriously. There can also be other reasons why some people don't listen. Some people who have a learning disability find it difficult to speak up for themselves, so other people need to find different ways of listening. Sometimes, people who have a learning disability may speak up for one another ...

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