Written for professionals working with children and young people who require support, assessment, or intervention at home or in school, this interdisciplinary book explores everything from the legislative background and foundations of ideas in the social sciences, to dealing with children's distress, fear, or special needs in professional practice. This book is an excellent resource for those who either work with children in CAMHS settings, social work, youth work, counseling, psychology, general education and special educational needs, or who are undertaking professional training in any of the above fields.
Chapter 5: Representing Children and Young People in Assessments
Representing Children and Young People in Assessments
Adam's disability was not just visible in the sense that the world was a neutral medium for what he could not do, but that the world was precisely organized for making his disability apparent, that he was the negative achievement of a school system that insisted that everyone do better than everyone else.
Experiencing a childhood in 1950s Britain can now be remembered in a warm glow; as fond memories evoked in occasional reruns of radio and television programmes of the day. The sun seemed to shine and good order would prevail, protected as we were by Robin Hood, Roy Rogers and even George Dixon.
In school, ...