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Scottish Executive (2001) The same as you? A review of services for people with learning disability in Scotland. Edinburgh. Scottish Executive. In the forward, the outcomes of a review of services argue that:

People with learning disabilities should be able to lead normal lives. We want

them to:
• be included, better understood and supported by the communities in
which they live;
• have information about their needs and the services available, so that
they can take part, more fully, in decisions about them;
• be at the centre of decision-making and have more control over their
• have the same opportunities as others to get a job, develop as
individuals, spend time with family and friends, enjoy life and get the
extra support they need to do this; and
• be able to use local services wherever possible and special services if

they need them