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Book

Children with learning and other disabilities: some key legislation

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Publisher:
Council for Disabled Children
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
11p.
Place of publication:
London

Lists and describes key legislation affecting disabled children and children with learning difficulties.

Journal article

The Children Act 1989 and disability

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Journal article citation:
Highlight, 109, 1992, pp.1-2.
Publisher:
National Children's Bureau

Reviews the provisions of the Act and the role of local authorities in implementing it.

Book

Honeylands: developing a service for families with handicapped children

Authors:
BRIMBLECOMBE Frederic, RUSSELL Philippa
Publisher:
National Children's Bureau
Publication year:
1988
Pagination:
161p., bibliog.
Place of publication:
London
Book

Positive choices: services for children with disabilities living away from home; report of two seminars ... to identify key issues and positive choices in the development of short and long-term care

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Publisher:
National Children's Bureau
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
142p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London
Journal article

Breaking down the barriers of disability

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Journal article citation:
Family Policy, Autumn 2000, p.11.

Describes Kith and Kids, a pioneering project set up by parents of disabled children to tackle isolation and social exclusion throughout their children's lives.

Journal article

Respite care

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Journal article citation:
Highlight, 108, 1992, pp.1-2.
Publisher:
National Children's Bureau

Summarises current knowledge and thinking about respite care for families with children with disabilities or special needs: the legal framework, types of care, patterns of use.

Journal article

A better working relationship

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 26.9.91, 1991, pp.vii-viii.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Children Act paves the way for clearer communication between families with special needs and service providers. Will education and social services be able to work together to provide an integrated service?

Book

Having a say: disabled children and effective partnership in decision making; section 1; the report

Author:
RUSSELL Philippa
Publisher:
Council for Disabled Children
Publication year:
1998
Pagination:
93p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Builds on issues raised at a seminar held in 1996 looking at giving disabled children a voice in the services they receive. Considers a range of practice examples and policy initiatives, relevant literature and personal experiences of the wider membership of the Council for Disabled Children. Includes chapters on: obtaining a user's perspective on assessment; consulting the children; styles of communication (including play and multimedia); working with disabled children from minority ethnic groups; advocacy, self advocacy and representation; mutual support between disabled children; using quality circles; an educational perspective on listening to disabled children; the children's perspective on partnership with pupils; creating a positive learning environment; issues for health services; the legal framework for determining consent; sharing information; access to information and confidentiality; disabled children living away from home; involving users in research and consultation; and practical approaches to consulting disabled children on service development and review.

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