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Life as a Disabled Child

A qualitative study of young disabled people's perspectives and experiences

Dr Tom Shakespeare, Dr Mark Priestley and Dr Colin Barnes

This was a two-year project on the experiences and perspectives of older disabled children, aged 11-16, funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council as part of their Children 5-16 Research Programme. It was carried out between June 1997 and May 1999, in collaboration with Nick Watson, John Davis, Mairian Corker and Sarah Cunnigham-Burley (University Edinburgh).

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