Resources from organisations working with disabled children (follow links for more information)
I can tell you what I want.
A DVD showing six disabled young people's thoughts about where they live, their lives and their advocates. Produced as part of an evaluation of The Children's Society's Disability Advocacy Project in London and available direct from the project. There is also an accompanying evaluation report. Contact the project for a copy of this DVD.
How to Ask Us
A learning pack produced by The Children's Society providing information about involving disabled children and young people in decisions that affect their lives and consulting with them about the development of facilities and services. Includes a CD Rom and report about the many methods used in the Ask Us Initiative.
Natural Allies report
The Children's Society's PACT project has recently published their evaluation report about the Natural Allies model of advocacy, which the project developed and piloted in two local authorities. Copies of the report are available for free. Please contact the project on 01904 639056.
Two Way Street Video and Handbook - Produced by Triangle and NSPCC 2001
An excellent starting point on how to communicate with disabled children and young people. Also includes a handbook on communication methods used by disabled children.