In response to concerns about the support for children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) and major changes in the education and health systems, I CAN, the children’s communication charity, and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) have undertaken an independe
From ReachOut Australia: We’ve just released new research showing that Australian parents are now more worried about their children using social media and technology than drugs, alcohol and smoking.
ReachOut CEO Jono Nicholas said the findings from a survey of nearly 900 Australian parents of childr
From their website: This consultation seeks views on proposals for reform to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 (AWI).
In 2000, when the AWI act came into force, it was regarded as ground-breaking legislation, essentially a world leader in capacity legislation. For the first time,
Authors: Nguyen T, Stewart D, Rosenbaum P, Baptiste S, Kraus de Camargo O, Gorter JW.
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) and subsequent ICF-CY (child and youth version) recognize the importance of personal and envir
From Equality & Human Rights Commission: This is the final report from our research project looking at the effect of tax, welfare, social security and public spending.
It shows the effect of changes to the following parts of the tax and welfare systems:
- income tax
- National Insurance Contributio
Research on the impact of children and young people’s participation on policy making at national and local levels.
This research focussed on six qualitative case studies, illustrating a range of participation and engagement across Scotland. The conclusions and recommendations will help to support th
From Joseph Rowntree Foundation: We recently launched a new briefing summarising how poverty rates in Scotland are changing.
This forms part of JRF’s monitoring across the UK of changes to poverty rates and the underlying drivers of poverty.
This briefing accompanies UK Poverty 2
Rob Brooks and Charlotte Lambert write: A study looking at the importance of social participation for children and young people with a neurodisability has been launched by researchers at Leeds Beckett University.
Working with colleagues from Newcastle University, they will be finding out how