Peter Limbrick writes: The UK coalition government brought in the Localism Act to give, they say, power to local people in England (extracts below*). We should make use of this government initiative now that we have seen how desperate conditions are in some of our maternity units, care homes and ger
To answer some basic questions parents ask; 'Why don't the people helping my child talk to each other?', 'Why can't I have just one special person who helps me join it all together?' and 'Whose child is it anyway?' - important questions because they are often asked of service providers with a high d
1 On 14 July 1933, an act was passed concerning ‘the preventive measures for giving birth to individuals with hereditary defects’, which left the possibility of practising euthanasia open for Nazi doctors, and introduced a precedent for using law against practically any form of human life.
'It manifests itself as abscesses, in massive tumours, in gangrene, internal bleeding and child mastectomies and shrunken heads and deformities and thousands of tiny graves.' * (p 895)
Comment by Peter Limbrick: This is the second Editorial Comment under the heading, 'Hey, stop killing those child
Some children and young people (and, of course, adults) will be subject to discrimination because of their disability and because of their race. In this article, Jane Lane invites all of us to be aware of the potential for this dual inequality and to consider how the two discriminations can interact
In this article I am intending to describe and explore action research and show how I have used the approach in my own educational research. I will also provide some examples of projects written up for master's dissertations in the hope that you, the reader, will be encouraged to conduct your own ac
Here is news of research from Sweden and public health concern in India.
In a newly-released study conducted at the Örebro Hospita in Sweden, it was revealed that 10 years of cellphone use resulted in an average 290% increased risk of brain tumor development. Interestingly, the tumor develo
Editorial comment. Beware the therapist whose certificate comes from a summer school, who has a one-size-fits-all programme, and who wants to work in splendid isolation!
The horizontal landscape is the place where multiagency and multidisciplinary practitioners meet each other and the service user