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People with learning disabilities die on average more than 25 years younger than the rest of the population. The death of Sara Ryan's son Connor in NHS care led to today's Learning Disability Mortality Review. She said learning disabilities are now a life limiting condition
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Martin Matthews 4 May 18
People with autism have an average lifespan of 54. Maybe we should get our pensions earlier?
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phil bayliss 4 May 18
where is the international disability studies establishment in challenging a disgrace of the treatment of people with LD. Hadamar was seen as a war crime, what happened to justice for people with LD's? Stop producing academic papers for advancement within university and get real
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Susan Ninan 4 May 18
Replying to @BBCBreakfast
It’s time we focus on the younger generation with learning disabilities - they have every right to live longer and make a life for themselves in the society!
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SurelyNotAWalrus 🏴 4 May 18
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Absolutely but the problem needs context. An economy that impoverishes workers who do not fit its constantly changing demands will all but kill the physically or mentally disabled by its very nature.
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Julia: Anthony's Voice 4 May 18
Well said! Many of these deaths are heinous crimes, lets call them out for what they are. In any other sector preventable deaths would be a serious crime and treated as such. When ppl with are neglected to death perpetrators pay blood money, done & dusted
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Donna 4 May 18
Exactly. A hate crime!
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Emma R 5 May 18
That’s so tragic and upsetting.
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David Buckley 5 May 18
Which lunatic?
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David Yeoman 5 May 18
Dreadful stats. Who cares? What will change to reverse the pattern?
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Mark Lister 5 May 18
We must ensure equal rights and care for learning disabled people. Give them a POhWERful voice.
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Michelle Russell 5 May 18
Frequently the poor cousins in service provision.I was a team leader for children and young people with disabilities.Usually the children with the most complex health needs in the passionate about my work and I miss them all so much.
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Patsy Corcoran β“‹ 5 May 18
Explain?
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Teri Carson.  🌈 πŸ’€ 🌈 5 May 18
What a Loss to the Service. All because Egos come before Patients. ☘ T x
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Michelle Russell 5 May 18
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Julia: Anthony's Voice 5 May 18
We could start by acknowledging people with a learning disability are free & equal citizens of the UK & end institutional care. LD is a life long condition where ppl need support. Ceasing to refer to a learning disabled person as a 'patient' will help to end prejudice.
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sharon wilson 5 May 18
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