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The Tale of Laughing Boy

User AvatarPosted by Kathryn Platten at 11/08/2015 11:03:28

On 4th July 2013 Connor Sparrowhawk (AKA Laughing Boy), an 18 year old man with learning disabilities died of preventable causes whilst under the care of Southern Health at Slade House in Oxford. The Trust initially attributed his death to natural causes, but a damning independent investigation demanded by Connor's family concluded his death could have been prevented.
 
As part of Connor’s family’s national campaign “Justice for LB (Laughing Boy)” young people with learning disabilities worked in partnership with Connor’s family to produce a short film of Connor’s life incorporating the views of his family and the views of young people about his death and their recommendations for positive chang

Please find below a link  to the posting of a short film concerning Connor Sparrowhawk.

https://vimeo.com/130521001 

 

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