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Stranded in the middle: transition services lacking for young disabled people

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.08.06, 2006, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Disabled young people and their families have long criticised services that are intended to ease their transition to adult care. However, there are signs that the issue is at last gaining political currency. There are 770,000 disabled children in the UK. More than 90 per cent of disabled children live at home and are supported by their families. One in 13 families get services from their local social services. 25 per cent of families with disabled children say services are poor or lack co-ordination.

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Independence fighter

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 21.04.05, 2005, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Talks to Nick Danagher, the new head of the National Council for Independent Living, and finds out his hopes for the future.

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Nowhere to go

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 19.7.01, 2001, pp.22-23.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on how there is a need for more refuge services for disabled women fleeing domestic violence.

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Raised horizons

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 3.5.07, 2007, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The author reports on how measures to help disabled people into work are being hindered by employers' attitudes and a lack of confidence among those wanting to work.

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An end to a means

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 8.12.05, 2005, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

There are plans to end the means testing of the disabled facilities grant. However, the author discusses how families will still face problems making the home adaptations they need with the grant limit currently at £25,000.

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Does every child really matter?

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 25.9.03, 2003, pp.36-37.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at important areas that have been excluded from the green paper 'Every Child Matters'. Looks at: children entering the country; parents and carers of disabled children; young carers; and children with parents in jail. Argues that the listing of specific groups in the paper could be seen as divisive, with those not specifically mentioned having unmet needs.

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Affluence belies needs

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 17.10.02, 2002, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks the range of problems faced by families in need in the affluent area Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire and the services delivered.

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Accent of activity

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 14.06.07, 2007, pp.18-19.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Move, an activity based-programme, teaches children with severe disabilities the skills of sitting, standing and walking by combining knowledge about education, therapy and the family. The author looks at its success at one school in Wales, where children and young people are achieving a surprising measure of independence.

Journal article

Living the dream

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 22.02.07, 2007, p.30.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Pathways Community Interest Company is a social enterprise providing personalised training to people with mental health problems and physical disabilities. They also work with employers to help them address discrimination. The author looks at the work of the company, which operates throughout Cheshire and the Wirral.

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Whose right to decide?

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 29.06.06, 2006, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The author discusses developments in medical technology which allow for the screening of embryos for disabilities, giving parents the option of termination at a very early stage.

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