Paper putting forward the advantages of the developmental approach as a framework for understanding Down syndrome, arguing that it both narrows and broadens the scope of research in the field.
FPG Child Development Institute presented a research document done about all substantiated cases of maltreated infants and toddlers.
Podcast of a talk by Helen Minnis, Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Glasgow, given at the SIRCC seminar, "Why Attachment Matters", Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 11/09/2009.
The Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) is a longitudinal research project aimed at tracking the lives of a cohort of Scottish children from the early years, through childhood and beyond. Funded by the Scottish Executive Education Department, its principal aim is to provide information to support policy-making, but it is also intended to be a broader resource that can be drawn on by academics, voluntary sector organisations and other interested parties.
This report presents information on children referred to the Reporter 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 and summarises The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) achievements and performance for the same period.
During the past 30 years, the focus on the extent and nature of child abuse and neglect has been coupled with an increasing interest in the impact on children’s development, health and mental wellbeing. Child maltreatment is both a human rights violation and a complex public health issue, likely caused by a myriad of factors that involve the individual, the family, and the community. This document examines the impact of abuse and neglect on the health of children and young people.
This resource produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information for new parents about babies with Down's Syndrome and includes information on the baby's development, ways to support good health, future pregnancies as well as looking to the future and living with Down's Syndrome.
Leaflet intended to help all those involved in bringing up children protect them from harm by highlighting the problem of children sexually abusing other children, explaining the warning signs to look out for and steps which can be taken to prevent such abuse.
Paper discussing the Down syndrome behavioural phenotype and the benefits of a developmental approach to its study as well as related issues such as the distinction between primary and secondary phenotypic features, heterotypic continuity and methodological implications.
Lord Laming's report into the death of Victoria Climbie highlighted the importance of good quality staff supervision. Highlights the lack of improvement in staff supervision over the last 6 years and discusses the need for more consistent standards.