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Book

Disability and ethnic minority communities: a study in three London boroughs

Authors:
NATHWANI Anjana, PERKINS Noel
Publisher:
Greater London Association for Disabled People
Publication year:
1987
Pagination:
25p., list of organistions.
Place of publication:
London
Book Full text available online for free

Making change happen for black and minority ethnic disabled people

Author:
JOSEPH ROWNTREE FOUNDATION
Publisher:
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
4p.
Place of publication:
York

Four grassroots development projects were supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to generate practical learning about how to make change happen for black and minority ethnic disabled people. EQUALITIES aimed to increase the local voice of black and minority ethnic disabled people and carers. International Somali Community Trust employed direct advocacy and set up a user forum for Somali-speaking disabled people. People in Action supported ROOOTS, six African Caribbean people with learning difficulties, to deliver training to local service providers. Tassibee trained Pakistani Muslim women with experience of mental health difficulties to run self-help groups.

Journal article

Hmong Americans' changing views and approaches toward disability: Shaman and other helpers

Authors:
LEE Serge C., YUEN Francis K.O.
Journal article citation:
Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 2(2/3), 2003, pp.121-132.
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Place of publication:
Philadelphia, USA

Discusses how the concept of disability has evolved among Hmong Americans. The term disability has its unique cultural roots in Hmong traditions. Findings from a study of a sample of Hmong Americans in Northern California confirm the changing Hmong Americans' views on the issue of disability and their use of shaman. Families, community leaders, and shaman continue to be the primary support network and sources of consultation for many Hmong Americans.

Book

Learning from experience: involving black disabled people in shaping services

Authors:
EVANS Rachel, BANTON Martin
Publisher:
Council of Disabled People
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
94p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Leamington Spa

This report presents the findings of a one year research project, which explored one organisation's experiences in developing the involvement of black disabled people. Undertaken by the Council of Disabled People Warwickshire (CDP), and organisation run and controlled by disabled people, the aims of the research were to learning from CDP's experience to date by: examining definitions of involvement and exploring what involvement means for black people working in different ways with CDP; and reflect on what has and has not worked for CDP in developing the involvement of black disabled people.

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Equal opportunities is your business too: guidance for Scotland

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive. Commission for racial Equality
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive. Commission for Racial Equality
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
6p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
Book

Directing support: report from a workshop on direct payments and black and minority ethnic disabled people

Editors:
BUTT Jabeer, BIGNALL Tracey, STONE Emma
Publisher:
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
54p.,list of orgs.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
York

Report exploring some of the issues that the implementation of The Direct Payments Act 1996 raises for black and minority ethnic disabled people. Based on a consultation seminar attended by black and minority ethnic disabled people and representatives from black voluntary groups. Issues discussed include: defining direct payments; what barriers exist in accessing direct payments; how black and minority ethnic disabled people want to be supported; and examples of good practice. Also includes an agenda for action.

Journal article

States of independence

Author:
EATON Lynn
Journal article citation:
Search, 33, Spring 2000, pp.18-21.
Publisher:
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Like many young people, young disabled people want to have more control over their daily lives as they get older. But this doesn't necessarily mean they want to set up home on their own. This article looks at two studies investigating young disabled people's experiences as they move into adulthood.

Journal article

The world in Wales

Author:
COHEN Phil
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.2.95, 1995, p.10.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Children with disabilities from black and minority ethnic groups often face obstacles when attempting to access services. Reports on an innovative scheme in Wales which has taken on the challenge successfully.

Book

The silent minority: children with disabilities in Asian families

Author:
SHAH Robina
Publisher:
National Children's Bureau
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
128p.
Place of publication:
London

Focuses on services for children with disabilities in Asian families. Challenges many of the stereotypes which may be held by service providers about parents' attitudes to their child's special needs. Explores parents' awareness of the services available to help them, and their views of these services.

Book

Beyond samosas and reggae: guidelines for developing services for black disabled people

Author:
BEGUM Nasa
Publisher:
King's Fund
Publication year:
1995
Pagination:
44p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Provides a practical guide to addressing race and disability issues for statutory and voluntary organisations. Identifies principles of good practice and shows how to implement them using real life examples from field and case histories.

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