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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Disabled Children and the Law: Research and Good Practice 2nd ed isbn 9781843102809

Disabled Children and the Law

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ISBN13: 9781853027932
ISBN: 1853027936
New Edition ISBN: 9781843102809
Published: March 2001
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This guide should enable professionals working with disabled children and young adults to understand the relevant law and use it confidently and creatively to improve their practice. It is intended to serve as a comprehensive introduction to the overlapping legal responsibilities of social services, health and education, which should promote coordinated practice.

The authors draw on research on the needs of disabled children, young adults and those close to them, to indicate how the law can be used to facilitate good practice and policy development.

The book emphasises the importance of an anti-discriminatory and inclusive approach and also covers guidance from the Department of Health on the Assessment of Disabled Children and the New Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000.

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Part One: 1. Introduction.
2. Human Rights, Ethics and Values.
3. Research and Good Practice: An overview.
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. Part Two: Resource Materials. Appendix 1. References. Appendix 2. Local Authority Complaints Materials. Appendix 3. Social Services Materials. Appendix 4. Education Materials. Appendix 5. NHS Complaints Materials. Appendix 6. Disability Discrimination Act 1995 Materials. Appendix 7. Disability Facilities Grants Materials. Appendix 8. Precedent Letters. Appendix 9. Useful Addresses.