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Sue Ledger

Sue Ledger is the representative for The Social History of Learning Disabilities Group, which was set up in 1994 to research the history of learning disability in the 20th century. She is a visiting Research Fellow in the faculty of health and Social Care at the Open University. Sue Ledger has worked alongside people with learning difficulties in developing a range of support services in the UK and with two overseas projects. Sue is particularly interested in Person Centred Planning and the design of person centred teams in statutory services, housing and support planning for people with high support needs, health inequalities, consent frameworks and the protection of vulnerable adults.

JKP publications by Sue Ledger

  1. Sexuality and Relationships in the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities

    Standing in My Shoes

    Edited by Rohhss Chapman, Sue Ledger and Louise Townson with Daniel Docherty

    Wide-ranging, authoritative and grounded in the expertise of people with intellectual disabilities, this book offers an authentic account of the challenges those with intellectual disabilities face in their relationships and sex lives across the globe and explores what society needs to do to respect their rights. Learn More
    2014, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 230pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-250-4
    2014, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £25.00
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-530-4
  2. Exploring Experiences of Advocacy by People with Learning Disabilities

    Testimonies of Resistance

    Edited by Duncan Mitchell, Rannveig Traustadottir, Rohhss Chapman, Louise Townson, Nigel Ingham and Sue Ledger

    This book charts the course through which people with learning disabilities have become increasingly able to direct their own lives as fully active members of their communities. Many of the personal accounts, photographs and songs included in this book will be accessible and encouraging to people with learning disabilities. Learn More
    2006, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-359-2
    2006, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-511-0
  3. Person Centred Planning and Care Management with People with Learning Disabilities

    Edited by Paul Cambridge and Steven Carnaby

    This timely book provides a reflective analysis of person centred planning for people with learning disabilities, complementing policy initiatives that focus on individualised planning and service user involvement. Drawing on practical experience and research findings, the contributors explore policy and practice issues. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 240pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-131-4
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 240pp, £19.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-140-2