Disability is this month’s focus. An article by Keith White valuing the special qualities of individuals with disability; a description of OAASIS, a helpful advice service for parents, by Susannah Kirkman; Aleesha’s story about the way her mother gradually learnt about her disabilities; a couple of Robert Shaw’s Key Texts on residential care for children … Read more…
Focusing on the strengths, not the disabilities
Help for parents to get educational help for their children
Learning about disability as a parent
Each one is an individual, and has something to offer.
The importance of motivation and the pitfalls of managerialist priorities
The danger of labelling and sending frightening messages
Residential child care workers need to make their voice heard again.
Research which led to change and some unexpected findings
A short paper which had a massive impact
Including school leaving age, the public image of teenage boys, David Cameron, Baby P and the social work task, better conditions for parents, coping with stress and Mittel Appenzell
Something for all the family to get their teeth into