Disabled Children: a legal handbook- available to view now

Disabled Children: a legal handbook is an accessible guide to the legal rights of disabled children and their families in England. There are twelve chapters within the handbook on topics including: education; health; children’s services; transition into adulthood; housing; carers and welfare benefits.

The front cover illustrated by the late Connor Sparrowhawk and authored by Steve Broach- barrister and Luke Clements- solicitor and professor of law & social justice. The legal handbook explains what public bodies must do to support disabled children and that which they should do. The handbook aims to empower disabled children and their families through providing a greater understanding of their rights and entitlements.

The handbook is essential for families of disabled children, their advocates, professionals and practitioners in voluntary, independent or statutory services as well as lawyers, social & health care professionals, students and academics.

View the handbook here.