Protecting disabled children: what the latest research tells us

Kirsten Stalker, Julie Taylor, Debi Fry, Chris Jones, Audrey Cameron, Alasdair Stewart, Anita Franklin

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    Abstract

    A recent study of child protection practice in Scotland suggests that disabled children fare less well in child protection services than their non-disabled peers. A group of academics highlight the lessons for social workers from the latest studies of safeguarding disabled children.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalCommunity Care
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2015

    Keywords

    • community care
    • child protection
    • disabled children
    • disability
    • child neglect
    • child safeguarding

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    Stalker, K., Taylor, J., Fry, D., Jones, C., Cameron, A., Stewart, A., & Franklin, A. (2015). Protecting disabled children: what the latest research tells us. Community Care.