Disability and Society, vol.19, 2004, p.735-751
Article seeks to show that the social model of disability and the capabilities framework developed by Amartya Sen and others are complementary. The capabilities framework provides a more general theoretical framework in which to locate the social model of disability; the social model of disability provides a thorough-going application of the capabilities framework. Each can benefit from exposure to the other.
Society Guardian, Dec. 8th 2004, p.2-3
The author, whose is severely disabled, relates her experiences of going to a charity for help. You can often end up feeling patronised, humiliated and exploited. It is time, she argues, that charities recognise the error of their ways.
Child, Vol.30, 2004, p.581-587
Literature review identifies and describes the evidence about the experiences and outcomes of transition from child to adult services for young disabled people. Available evidence provides a clear picture of how transitions are currently experienced by disabled young people and their families. However, there is limited evidence on what works to ensure smooth transitions and positive outcomes of transition for the young people themselves.
R. Olsen and H. Tyers
National Family and Parenting Institute, 2004
Study drew on discussions with parents and visits to four local authorities which have begun to develop services in this area. It found that: