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Introduction

  • Allison Boggis
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Abstract

There is much published literature that relates to children and childhoods in general but there is little that concentrates specifically on the intersectionality of childhood and disability. The literature that is available tends to concentrate on care-giving, parenting, or supporting and teaching children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities. The aim of this book therefore is to offer the reader an engaging but accessible insight into childhoods that are impacted by disability and/or impairment. The discussions cut across traditional disciplinary divides and offer critical insights into the key issues that relate to disabled children and young people’s lives, encouraging the exploration of both disability and childhoods in their broadest terms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allison Boggis
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  1. 1.University of SuffolkIpswichUK

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