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Disabled children’s assessments

Two new on-line webinars / lectures, both concerning disabled children’s assessments:

  1. Assessing the support needs of disabled children and their families
    The first is a detailed explanation of the process by which children’s services in England should assess the support needs of disabled children and their families. The lecture has been commissioned by Full of Life a wonderful charity that provides information and support to families living within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.  The webinar / lecture can be accessed by clicking here and is divided into seven separate sections, namely

Introduction

    1. Assessing a disabled child’s need for social care support
    2. The ‘eligibility decision’: what needs must be met
    3. Carers’ assessments
    4. What type of support can be provided
    5. Common Problems
    6. Resources and Links
  1. Assessing the social care needs of disabled children with autism
    The second webinar / lecture considers the legal duties that children’s services in England have when they are asked to assess the social care needs of disabled children with autism and problems many families experience when councils have policies that discriminate against children with autism in the assessment process. The webinar / lecture can be accessed by clicking here.