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Useful links

Here you will find other links and resources to do with learning disability history and other matters of interest to the work of the Research Group.

History projects

Lennox Castle Stories

This is an online collection of memories and stories, told by the ex-residents and hospital staff of Lennox Castle Hospital, Scotland in the form of creative images, videos and text.

Kew Cottages History Project

The Kew Cottages History website presents the story of Kew Cottages, Australia's largest and oldest institution for people with learning disabilities. Developed as part of the Kew Cottages History Project, it allows the visitor to explore the history of the Cottages through archival documents, historic photographs, oral histories and video.

Reports

Winterbourne View

Below are reports detailing the abuse at Winterbourne View Hospital, as revealed by the BBC in May 2011.

Winterbourne View Hospital: A Serious Case Review (PDF)

Winterbourne View Hospital: A Serious Case Review (Easy Read) (PDF)

Department of Health

Transforming Care: A National Response to Winterbourne View Hospital (PDF)

Transforming Care: A National Response to Winterbourne View Hospital (Easy Read) (PDF)