Systematic review of tools to measure outcomes for young children with autism spectrum disorder - Report from SPRU

A systematic review of tools and outcome measures used on children up to the age of six years with autistic spectrum disorders. The team sought to identify outcome areas regarded as important by the children and their parents. 

The research collaboration included ASD experts and review methodolog

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Planning interagency teamwork around disabled babies and children: Tasks for managers. An essay by Peter Limbrick

Planning interagency teamwork around disabled babies and children: Tasks for managers. An essay by Peter Limbrick

Summary: Effective interagency collaboration for babies and young children who require on-going support from plural agencies, services and practitioners is very often an aspiration rather than a reality. In the author's experience, a major limiting factor in achieving joint working can be the reluct

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Possessing the Secret of Joy – novel by Alice Walker dedicated 'with tenderness and respect to the blameless vulva'

Possessing the Secret of Joy – novel by Alice Walker dedicated 'with tenderness and respect to the blameless vulva'

Publisher: When Alice Walker finished writing The Color Purple she realised that she needed to tell the story of Tashi, a minor character, who had 'left Africa but had taken her wound with her to America'.

This is Tashi's story, told in her words and the voices of the people who loved her. This ext

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International review of literature about disabled children's need for stability and permanence when removed from parents

Children who have been removed from their parents need stability and permanence; this is as true for disabled children as it is for others. Yet many children are subject to extended periods of uncertainty and instability. Growing attention has been paid to the need to achieve permanence within a tim

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