A new research project which will focus on children and young people who have had a difficult start in life is launched today in Scotland. “Permanently Progressing?” is the first in-depth study of its kind in Scotland and will be undertaken by a research team drawn from the Universities of Stirling
The aim is to produce solid evidence to help professionals, carers and adopters
make sure children have the best possible childhood and become happy and
productive adults. It is funded by the
British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF) Scotland.
27 Nov 2014
18 Nov 2014
Roy Sainsbury to speak at European Commission conference in Brussels to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Every year the European Commission together with the European Disability Forum celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December) with a conference. This year the theme is of employment and accessibility. Roy Sainsbury will be giving a plenary address at the conference. The talk will be about his work, together with Edmund Coleman-Fountain, as part of the DISCIT project 'Making persons with disabilities full citizens'.
17 Nov 2014
Invited presentation by Jim Wade at Special Guardianship - How is it Working for Children and their Special Guardians?, British Association for Adoption & Fostering conference, London, 9 December 2014.
23 Oct 2014
20 Oct 2014
17 Oct 2014
Presentation by Parvaneh Rabiee and Kate Baxter at RNIB Research Day 2014: Rehabilitation and Social Care, London, 20 October 2014.