Disabled Children: A Legal Handbook 2nd edition - free PDF version


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Disabled children: a legal handbook is an authoritative yet accessible guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families in England and Wales. The authors navigate the many, often overlapping, sources of law, explaining the difference between what public bodies must do to support disabled children and that which they may do.

Each chapter can be downloaded as a PDF file free of charge here: https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/help-resources/resources/disabled-children-legal-handbook-2nd-edition

The handbook aims to empower disabled children and their families through a greater understanding of their rights and entitlements. It is essential reading for the families of disabled children, their advocates and lawyers, voluntary and statutory sector advisers, commissioners, managers and lawyers working for public authorities, education, social and health care professionals, students and academics.

The handbook is also available to purchase in hard copy at http://www.lag.org.uk/bookshop/children/2015/disabled-children-a-legal-handbook.aspx and for kindle at amazon.co.uk.