Giving parents with a learning disability a chance

BBC Radio Four’s Women’s Hour featured Lisa, a parent with a learning disability and her Shared Lives carer, Dawn, from Shared Lives South West. The article was followed by a debate about the issues. Lisa is parenting her daughter successfully and now needs relatively low levels of support: raising the question of why Shared Lives support for parents with learning disabilities is not the norm. Listen to the article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00xxjp3

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