Papers relating to the Aberdeen Learning Disabilities Cohort project carried out by S. A. Richardson.
- c 1970 (Creation)
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This study was completed by S. A. Richardson in 1972-1977. The available data take the form of extensive semi-structured interviews with parents (mothers mainly) and subjects and data from official health, social, educational and court records. The data cover a wide range of personal characteristics, educational and service history; family structure and history, friendships and leisure pursuits. All the interviews were tape-recorded and partially transcribed onto structured interview schedules.
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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.
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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.
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The records are on paper.
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The records are original.
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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
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