Study that explores disabled children’s experiences of living in low income families. Through interviews and group discussions involving a total of 78 disabled children and young people and 17 parents, the research identifies the difference that income makes to whether disabled children enjoy the rights set out in international law.
Handbook for parents of disabled children and young people receiving personal budgets. It contains information, examples of good practice and links to useful documents.
Guide for workers and employers who work with children and young people with moving and handling needs.
Thematic inspection which was commissioned to evaluate the effectiveness of work to protect disabled children and young people at all stages from early support to the identification of and response to child protection concerns.
It examined the actions taken to ensure the protection of disabled children and young people, identifying the key factors which promoted effective protection and the barriers to achieving this.
Briefing that looks at four particular financial changes for disabled children, adults and their families, and considers how they will interact with the broader universal credit changes. Whilst three of the changes are cuts and one is an increase, not all the people affected by the specific losses and gains will lose or gain overall in the way that might be expected. This briefing unpicks some of the complexity.
A review of how the health care needs of disabled children and young people are met by the commissioners and providers of health care in England.
Survey which aimed to find out more about the levels of isolation families with disabled children experience and how this impacts on their family life. It also explores what would help families most when they feel isolated and whether the growth of the internet and social networks help.
Report that presents the findings of a longitudinal survey into the impact of short breaks on disabled children and their families.
The study is the final element of a programme of research commissioned by the Department for Education (formerly the Department for Children, Schools and Families) and carried out by the Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) at Lancaster University in partnership with the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi).
Midterm report by the four Children's Commissioners that has been written in the context of their continued and ongoing dialogue with each UK administration and tier of government.
It is not a comprehensive assessment of every Article in the UNCRC. Instead it has collected evidence from their work focused on five areas: participation, disabled children, child poverty, children seeking asylum and juvenile justice. Where there is evidence it affirms progress but where there is demonstrable lack of improvement in children and young people’s lives, concerns are voiced.