Participation of Disabled Children and Young People

Lucia Winters for Council for Disabled Children

WHAT:  A directory of resources promoting and guiding the participation of disabled children and young people in program development.  It provides a listing of publications, practitioners’ tools, and organizations with relevant links to websites and source documents.

WHO:  Policy makers, social and community workers, and residential staff working with children and young people with disabilities, and those involved in promoting child and youth participation in program research, analysis, planning, implementation, and policy decision making.

WHERE:  Global relevance.

WHY:  It provides a useful list of resources that may be helpful in enabling children and young people with special needs in participating in policies and practices relating to their care and protection.