Priority 9 from the Learning Difficulties Scotland PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which strategies are effective in preventing stigma and bullying towards children and young people with learning difficulties? (JLA PSP Priority 9)
Overall ranking 9
JLA question ID 0070/9
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Z. Kileen, R. Bunch, JF. Kerrigan. (2017). Mainstream health professionals' stigmatising attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research: 61(5): 411-434.

P. A. Gillen, M. Sinclair, W. G. Kernohan, C. M. Begley, A. G. Luyben. (2017). Interventions for prevention of bullying in the workplace. Cochrane Database of Systematic Review. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009778.pub2  

M.A. Malli, R. Forrester-Jones, G. Murphy. (2015). Stigma in youth with Tourette's syndrome: a systematic review and synthesis. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 25(2): 127-139. DOI 10.1007/s00787-015-0761-x

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the level of self-efficacy and self-esteem of young people with learning difficulties compared to those without? ~ What are the most effective ways to prevent bullying (getting bullied) in children with learning difficulties? ~ What can be done to stop special needs kids being bullied?
Submitted by Professionals x 1  ~  parents/carers x 2  ~  Adults who experienced learning difficulties as a child x 1  ~  child/young person x 0
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0070
PSP name Learning Difficulties (Scotland)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 40  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018