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Minding the Gap? Children with Disabilities and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Bronagh Byrne

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides a critical assessment of the approach adopted by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) towards children with disabilities and its ... More


Interviewing Children With Special Needs

Deborah Davies and Kathleen Coulborn Faller

in Interviewing Children about Sexual Abuse: Controversies and Best Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195311778
eISBN:
9780199865055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311778.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Dealing with children with special needs because of developmental and/or physical disabilities also requires special interview skills. This chapter discusses research on children with disabilities, ... More


Involving disabled children and young people in research and consultations: issues, challenges and opportunities

Abbott David

in Social policy review 22: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2010

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427113
eISBN:
9781447303497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427113.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter focuses on disabled children and young people. It is highly reflective, designed to take stock of ‘where we are at’ in terms of engaging disabled children and young people — a group with ... More


Disabled people and European human rights: A review of the implications of the 1998 Human Rights Act for disabled children and adults in the UK

Luke Clements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344250
eISBN:
9781447302087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Over the past two decades, there has been increasing recognition of the ways in which disabled children and adults have been denied human and civil rights that others take for granted. In the year ... More


Children with Severe Disabilities and Their Families: Re-examining Private Responsibilities and Public Obligations from a Caring Perspective

Jo Bridgeman

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso:acprof/9780199545520.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores the private responsibilities and public obligations for the care of children with severe disabilities and their families. It argues for the need to develop a discourse of ... More


Disabled children’s ‘voice’ and experiences

Ann Lewis

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines facilitating the voice of disabled children, most especially in the research context. It first reviews some ethical ground rules for consulting with disabled children, and then ... More


Education, disability and social policy

Steve Haines and David Ruebain (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Disability is an increasingly vital contemporary issue in British social policy, especially in education. This book brings together perspectives from leading thinkers including senior academics, ... More


Reconciling work and care for parent-carers of disabled children in Australia and England: uncertain progress

Sue Yeandle and kylie valentine

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on issues for parents of disabled children in reconciling work and care in Australia and England. It considers the prevalence of disability among children and points out that in ... More


The costs of caring for a disabled child

Jan Pahl

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter draws together 20 years of research in Britain on the costs of caring for a child with a disability and reflects upon the impact of that research on policy in the UK, in particular ... More


From SEN to Sen: could the ‘capabilities’ approach transform the educational opportunities of disabled children?

Neil Crowther

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter presents an argument which states that the capabilities approach, which was advanced by Amartya Sen, offers a fruitful practical and political way in making the human right to education ... More


The Children's Fund: activities and impacts of the partnership strategies

Kate Morris, Marian Barnes, and Paul Mason

in Children, families and social exclusion: New approaches to prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349668
eISBN:
9781447301806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349668.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter focuses on the activities that were funded, supported, and developed by the partnerships which focused on four target groups chosen for detailed study by the National Evaluation of the ... More


Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Colin Ong-Dean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it ... More


From Social Reform to Technical Management: The Legal Evolution of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter examines how and why the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (EAHCA) and its successor, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), have fallen short of ... More


The Welfare Reform of 1996: How the Program Became Swept Up in the Narrative of Welfare Fraud and Abuse

Edward D. Berkowitz and Larry DeWitt

in The Other Welfare: Supplemental Security Income and U.S. Social Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451737
eISBN:
9780801467332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451737.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the fraud done by parents of disabled children, substance abusers, and immigrants to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Some disabled children were lured by their parents ... More


The Children's Fund: strategies for social inclusion

Kate Morris, Marian Barnes, and Paul Mason

in Children, families and social exclusion: New approaches to prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349668
eISBN:
9781447301806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349668.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines how National Evaluation of the Children's Fund (NECF) partnerships sought to identify, define, and target specific groups of children and young people that they considered most ... More


The Millennium Development Goals, disability rights and special needs education in Ethiopia: a case study of the Oromiya region

Jeff Grischow

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines disability rights and special needs education as well as the importance of inclusive education in Ethiopia's Oromiya region in the context of the Millennium Development Goals ... More


Disability and education in historical perspective

Anne Borsay

in Education, disability and social policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423375
eISBN:
9781447302186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423375.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an assessment of the historical development of education for disabled children. It focuses on Britain between the late eighteenth century and the early 1980s. The chapter looks ... More


Parent-carers of disabled children in finland and Sweden: socially excluded by a labour of love?

Sonja Miettinen, Kristina Engwall, and Antti Teittinen

in Combining paid work and family care: Policies and experiences in international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447306818
eISBN:
9781447310839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306818.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on parent-carers of disabled children, exploring their experiences of combining paid work and care responsibility in the context of Finnish and Swedish welfare systems. The ... More


Social exclusion, child welfare and well-being

Kate Morris, Marian Barnes, and Paul Mason

in Children, families and social exclusion: New approaches to prevention

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349668
eISBN:
9781447301806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349668.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The adoption of a social-exclusion perspective by New Labour in its early years of government reflected the aspirations for social change of a new government following long years of Conservative ... More


Looking for Answers: The Literature on Disability

Colin Ong-Dean

in Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter reviews the literature for parents of disabled children to determine how the cultural construction of disabilities speaks to a particular audience. The analysis indicates relations among ... More


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