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Book

Disability and transition to adulthood: achieving independent living

Authors:
HENDEY Nicola, PASCALL Gillian
Publisher:
Pavilion
Publication year:
2001
Pagination:
47p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Brighton

Both government and the disability movement advocate independent living for disabled adults. However, research has shown that young people growing up with disability face problems leaving the family home, and accessing housing, education, employment and income to meet their needs. The study examines what difficulties they faced in transition to adulthood and what helped them achieve this.

Book

Human rights and school change: the Newham story

Authors:
JORDAN Linda, GOODEY Chris
Publisher:
Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
48p.
Place of publication:
Bristol
Edition:
2nd

This book charts the steps which brought about the closure of most of the separate special schools and units in Newham, East London, over a 12-year-period, 1984-96. At the same time Newham's ordinary schools have undergone major changes to improve provision for all pupils. The report describes the London education authority's de-segregation programme to bring disabled children into mainstream schools.

Book

Telling our own stories: reflections on family life in a disabling world

Editors:
MURRAY Pippa, PENMAN Jill
Publisher:
Parents with Attitude
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
276p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Sheffield

Personal accounts of disability, from disabled people and their families, introduced from the perspective of human rights, inclusion, and a social model of disability.

Book

Improving communication between health and education for children with chronic illness or physical disability

Authors:
MUKHERJEE Suzanne, LIGHTFOOT Jane, SLOPER Patricia
Publisher:
University of York. Social Policy Research Unit
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
164p.
Place of publication:
York

Report of project based in York intended to improve communication between health and education staff about children with a chronic illness and physical disability. Health and education staff, parents and children were surveyed and an action plan for creating better systems for communication drawn up.

Book

Working with parents of SEN children after the Code of Practice

Editor:
WOLFENDALE Sheila
Publisher:
David Fulton
Publication year:
1997
Pagination:
148p.,tables,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Looks at the Code of Practice on provision of education for children with special educational needs, a key element of which is effective cooperative working relationships with parents. Contains chapters on: delivering services for children with special needs - the place of parents; a review of the influence and effects of Portage; a parental perspective on partnership; implementing partnerships with parents in schools; a review of parent partnership schemes; promoting the effective practice of partnership; supporting parents at the Special Educational Needs Tribunal; and integrating services.

Book

Together we can plan my future: the needs of school leavers with a visual impairment and additional disabilities

Author:
SeeABILITY
Publisher:
SeeABILITY
Publication year:
1996
Pagination:
79p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Leatherhead

Report focusing on the needs of young people with a visual impairment who also have additional disabilities and who are about to leave school in the West Country. Includes sections on: a profile of the West of England; the young people's disabilities; their future needs; the needs of parents; and summary of key findings.

Book

Early intervention studies for young children with special needs

Editors:
MITCHELL David, BROWN Roy I.
Publisher:
Chapman and Hall
Publication year:
1991
Pagination:
355p.,tables,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Describes the need to identify children with special needs, and facilities that are being developed for this. Discusses the role of the parent in facilitating early learning, and the needs of parents when a child is diagnosed as having a disability. Also looks at advocacy and staff training.

Book

The educator's guide to preventing child sexual abuse

Editors:
NELSON Mary, CLARK Kay
Publisher:
Network Publications
Publication year:
1986
Pagination:
220p.
Place of publication:
Santa Cruz, CA

Aims to help education professionals and others in the broader community to become aware of the range of prevention possibilities there are and to pinpoint the factors that can make a programme of prevention successful.

Book

Parent partnership services for special educational needs: celebrations and challenges

Editor:
WOLFENDALE Sheila
Publisher:
David Fulton
Publication year:
2002
Pagination:
148p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

This book gives an understanding of the growth and operation of special educational needs parent partnership services (PPSs). The book provides information on the latest special needs and disability rights legislation, descriptions of good practice, case studies from practitioners, and guidance on giving and receiving training especially for independent parental supporters.

Book

Children with fragile X syndrome: a parents' guide

Author:
DIXON Webber Jayne
Publisher:
Woodbine House
Publication year:
2000
Pagination:
470p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Bethesda, MD

Guide for parents of children with fragile X syndrome, a genetic condition which can cause physical and learning disabilities. Describes the syndrome, then looks at topics including the emotions of parents; genetics and genetic counselling; health of children with the syndrome; daily care; family life; child development; education; legal issues; and advocacy.

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