Children: key facts from the life opportunities survey interim results, 2009/10

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Great Britain. Office for Disability Issues
Office for Disability Issues
Date of publication
1 December 2010
Disabled people
Social welfare
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The information sheet provides interim findings from the life opportunities survey regarding children aged eleven to fifteen. The study found that on in ten children in the age group had an impairment and that children with impairments were far more likely to have experienced participation restrictions than children without impairments. Parents of children with impairments reported that their greatest barrier to participation was the attitudes of other people, this was a barrier for more than one third of children with impairments.

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