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Welfare Reform on the Web (September 2005): Services for the Disabled - UK

Hand to mouth existence

S. Brown

Community Care, Auig.13th-24th 2005, p.36-37

Deafblind children have been entitled to specialist assessments and support since 2001, when the government issued statutory guidance on services. However, most deafblind services are targeted on adults, leaving children out in the cold. Article sets out the type of service that is needed and where local authorities can go for support in service delivery.

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