In the 10 years since it was claimed that death and dying were perhaps too emotive and certainly too incongruous for intellectual disability researchers (Todd 2002), there has been a small but growing international interest in this field of study. This changing attitude towards death and dying within intellectual disability has been marked by two key events. Firstly, a changed view on what counts as a 'significant death'. Secondly, there has been an acceptance that the deaths and periods of dying people with intellectual disability present important personal, academic and professional challenges.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Jan 2013|