Learning Disability App
by: Alan Cordwell • 18
Learning Disabilities: A Quick Reference Guide for professionals and
students in health and social care, written by Lesley Montisci. Lesley is a Learning Disability nurse with considerable experience as a nurse-consultant.
This app is a quick reference guide that aims to improve understanding
of learning disabilities and explore key themes and issues. The
information is intended to promote best practice and assist carers to
support people with learning disabilities to achieve optimum health and
The content includes:
A definition of learning disability
Causes of learning disability
Key syndromes and links to relevant support
Pregnancy and maternal health
Death, dying and bereavement
Do's and don'ts (practical tips)
This app is intended to run on Android phones with Android 2.2 and above. It has been tested on Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.2 and HTC Wildfire with Android 2.2. It does run on tablets as well, and has been tested on the Nexus 10 and Tesco Hudl. It includes a text-to-speech feature.