TITLE

ALL ABOARD

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Community Care;5/3/2007, Issue 1671, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the outcome of a conference on improving access to transport for people with learning disabilities, organised by the government's Valuing People Support Team at Coventry Transport Museum in England. More than 150 people attended the conference. Speakers included Richard Blake, chair of user representative body the National Forum for Learning Difficulties and Natalie Salmon, head of access to services and transport at the Disability Rights Commission.
ACCESSION #
25191842

 

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