Conference proceedings - Childhood and disability

Conference proceedings (2005)
Childhood and Disability: Inclusion in the mainstream

The conference presentations below include presentations from Ireland, Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. Topics covered address inclusion of children with disabilities in education and in leisure activities.

You can download the papers presented at this conference below.

The Implementation of the Education For Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 by Pat Curtin-MS Word.Doc (size 50.7 KB)

The Way Forward-New Developments is Providing for Leaners of all Abilities by Dr. Mike Gibson (Paper).Doc (size 59.9 KB)

The Way Forward-New Developments is Providing for Leaners of all Abilities by Dr. Mike Gibson (Slides).Doc (size 31.2 KB)

The Future of Special Education in Nothern Ireland by Dr.John Hunter -MS Word (Paper).Doc (size 48.1 KB)

The Future of Special Education in Nothern Ireland by Dr.John Hunter -(Slides).Ppt (size 758.3 KB)

Parallel Session A: Tribunal System in the UK by Mark Sawyer-MS Word (Paper).Doc (size 45.1 KB)

Parallel Session A: Tribunal System in the UK by Mark Sawyer-(Slides).Ppt (size 1.1 MB)

Parallel B: National Children's Strategy with a Reference to the Play Strategy by Francis Spillane

(Powerpoint).Ppt (size 868.9 KB)

How Wales Responds to Special Education needs by Alan Lansdown-Paper.doc (size 47.6 KB)

How Wales Responds to Special Education needs by Alan Lansdown-(Slides).Doc (size 26.1 KB)

Childhood and Disability in Ireland by Mary Meaney.Doc (size 28.2 KB)

Gaelic Games and Disability by Tim Maher- MS Word.Doc (size 23 KB)

Reading and Children with Sight Loss by Siobhán Bermingham (Powerpoint).Ppt (size 1 MB)

Reading and Children with Sight Loss by Siobhán Bermingham (MS Word).Doc (size 34.8 KB)

Benefits of Physical Education and Sport for Children with Disability by Mary Davis.Doc (size 30.2 KB)