1. Children's Voices; Hopes, Wishes and Dreams.
"It chips away at you inside': the experience of bullying.
Failure to Protect.
Growing up in care: Alice's story.
Choices and rights.
Images of disability.
Discussion: a disability rights issue?.
Summary and conclusion..
2. Building Disadvantage.
The political lead..
Section I: Abnormalisation - the creation of special need.
Health care services.
The independent/statutory divide..
Section II: Explanations for the exclusion of disabled children.
The survival of the fittest.
3. Conceptual Frameworks.
The NVQ model.
The 3-D Jigsaw..
4. The Professional and Personal Challenge.
Attitudes and values.
Working with disabled children.
Changing professional behaviour.
Good practitioners/good practice.
5. Organisational Change.
Section I: Valued-based organisations.
Consulting service users.
Section II: The seamless service.
Community care: health and social services.
Towards inclusive education.
6. Disabled Children: Excluded Citizens?.
Disabled children and citizenship.
Strategies for change.
the research relationship.
The role of disabled adults.
Appendix 1. Research Studies Cited in the text.
Appendix 2. Letter to the Social Exclusion Unit.
Appendix 3. The Process of Assessment.