ISBN-10:
1843102803
ISBN-13:
9781843102809
Pub. Date:
04/15/2006
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
DISABLED CHILDREN AND THE LAW 2E / Edition 2

DISABLED CHILDREN AND THE LAW 2E / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9781843102809
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 04/15/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Janet Read is a Reader in the School of Health and Social Studies at the University of Warwick. She teaches social work and medical students and is a trainer and consultant in the public and voluntary sectors. Janet has written widely on services for disabled children, adults and their families. Luke Clements is a solicitor and Reader in the School of Law, Cardiff University. He has extensive legal experience of representing disabled children, adults and their families, has published widely on community care and the rights of disabled people, and undertakes training in the public and voluntary sectors. David Ruebain is a partner at Levenes Solicitors. He is Chair of the Law Society's Disability and Mental Health Committee and has received an award from RADAR (Royal Association for Disability and Rehabililitation) for his work for the rights of disabled people and those with special needs.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. Part I: Research, the Law and Good Practice. 2. Human Rights, Ethics and Values. 3. Research and Good Practice. 4. The Law and Frequently Encountered Legal Obstacles. 5. The Early Years. 6. The School Years. 7. Becoming an Adult. 8. Children Who Live Away from Home. Part II: Resource Materials. Appendix 1. Complaints Materials. Appendix 2. Social Services Materials. Appendix 3. Disability Facilities Grants Materials. Appendix 4. Precedent Letters. References. Subject Index. Author Index. Index of Legislation and Guidance.

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