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Journal article

Time to push disability issues higher up the agenda

Author:
BREWSTER Richard
Journal article citation:
NCVO News, 99, November 1998, p.10.
Publisher:
National Council for Voluntary Organisations

The government claims that addressing the rights of disabled people is high on its agenda. Asks whether it is doing enough to make a difference.

Book

The CANS guide to disability law

Author:
CITIZENS ADVICE NOTES SERVICE TRUST
Publisher:
Citizens Advice Notes Service Trust
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
448p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

This guide to disability discrimination provides detailed commentary on the provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and other legislation relating to disability discrimination. The guide covers disability discrimination in key areas such as: employment; the provision of goods, facilities and services; letting or selling property; education; transport; and the functions and powers of the Disability Rights Commission.

Book

Education and children with special educational needs: from segregation to inclusion

Editors:
ALUR Mithu, HEGARTY Seamus
Publisher:
Paul Chapman
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
220p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
New Delhi

This book discusses the principles and practice of moving from segregated education to integration and inclusion in the context of educating children with disabilities in India. The actions to be taken are examined in two levels: the level of the system and the level of the school.

Book

Social policy review 12

Editors:
DEAN Hartley, SKYES Robert, WOODS Roberta
Publisher:
Social Policy Association
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
372p.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Collection of essays on social policy with sections on: rethinking policy in the welfare-to-work state; substantive policy developments in the UK; and social exclusion in a global context.

Journal article

Time to pass the buck

Author:
VALIOS Natalie
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 17.3.99, 1999, p.12.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The government's disability awareness campaign, See the Person, comes at the same time as disabled people face benefit cuts. Examines Labour's fine words and tightening purse strings.

Book

Making partnerships work for rehabilitation and employment

Authors:
GROVE Bob, LESLIE Iain, SCOTT Rachel
Publisher:
Richmond Fellowship Workschemes
Publication year:
1999
Pagination:
77p.,list of orgs.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Report based on a joint initiative by the Department of Health, Department for Education and Employment, Employment Service, and voluntary organisations to develop inter-agency partnerships and user involvement in rehabilitation, education, training and employment services for disabled people, people with learning difficulties, people with mental health problems, and people with sensory impairments.

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Making partnerships work for rehabilitation and employment

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health. Social Services Inspectorate
Publication year:
1999
Pagination:
2p.
Place of publication:
London

Letter accompanying a report based on a joint initiative to develop inter-agency partnerships and user involvement in rehabilitation, education, training, and employment services for people with learning difficulties, people with mental health problems, disabled people, and people with sensory impairments.

Journal article

Forging an alliance

Author:
DICKINS Mary
Journal article citation:
Coordinate, 67, September 1998, p.4.
Publisher:
National Early Years Network

The government has put a great emphasis on the importance of partnership with parents of disabled children in the early years and on the value of early diagnosis and intervention for children with special educational needs. The author explores the emotional and political context of partnership for families, and suggests that the relationship between parents and professionals can be even more positive if they are allies as well as partners.

Journal article

A new deal for children with special educational needs?

Author:
O'GRADY Carolyn
Journal article citation:
Coordinate, 65, May 1998, pp.5-6.
Publisher:
National Early Years Network

Reports on how the Green Paper also promotes more inclusion of children with special educational needs (SEN) within mainstream schools and more involvement of and support for parents.

Book

Children's services now and in the future

Editor:
UTTING David
Publisher:
National Children's Bureau
Publication year:
1998
Pagination:
135p.,tables,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Considers how services need to be structured and planned to meet the needs of children and families in the new millennium. Includes chapters on: effective central government structures for children; involving children in health care planning and delivery; an agenda for education services and a flexible curriculum; the impact of local government on policies and practice in services for children; preventing antisocial behaviour in young people; the voluntary sector and children's mental health; and children's services plans.

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