Adventurous outdoor activities: a review and a description of a new service delivery package for clients with learning difficulties who have behaviours which challenge services or society


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    Both authors are directors of Developing Options Ltd

Mr P Massey, Director Developing Options Ltd, 1 East Street, West Pennard, Glastonbury Somerset BA6 8NJ England


The purpose of this paper is to describe the need for and the creation of a new service delivery package for the client with learning difficulties whose behaviour challenges services or society, or who is a‘victim of the system', and not responding to available resources Adventure-based courses are delivered in a context of supportive therapy which effects measurable change There is continuing research-based evaluation of this new approach which will be reported in due course