Practice Guidance

Working with children with physical disabilities: quick guide

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Introduction

Contents What is a physical disability? How many children are physically disabled? What are some of the causes of physical disability? Social work with physically disabled children Understanding a child’s additional needs Barriers Communication Observing children Spatial awareness Understanding and being understood What do we know about disabled children’s experiences of social workers? Making choices […]

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