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Guide to the legal rights of disabled children

Find out more about how the law supports disabled children and their families in England and Wales

The Disabled Children Legal Handbook (2nd Edition) has been written to help empower disabled children and their families through a greater understanding of their rights and entitlements. It helps to explain the sources of law and the differences between what public bodies ''must'' do legally to support disabled children and their families and what they ''may'' do.

It includes information on education, health, children’s services, housing, carers and transition to adulthood.

Each chapter has been adapted into a PDF for you to download for free here

Plese see the links on the right for further information.

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