People With A Learning Disability Like My Niece Should Never Have Had To Call An Institution Their Home

My niece, Fauzia, is now 19 years old. She has a learning disability and autism and spent two and a half years in an assessment and treatment unit called St. Andrew's hospital. You may have seen her in Channel 4's Dispatches programme saying she is "never going back, never going back" to that place.

Since leaving St. Andrew's she has come a long way from those dark painful days.

By the time she left on Monday 1st September 2014, the day she chose to "finally leave for good", she...
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2017-03-03 19:41
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