Supporting pupils in mainstream school with an illness or disability: young people's views.

@article{Lightfoot1999SupportingPI,
  title={Supporting pupils in mainstream school with an illness or disability: young people's views.},
  author={Jenny Lightfoot and Scott Wright and Patricia Sloper},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={1999},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={267-83}
}
To date, little research has focused directly on health-related support in school for children with a chronic illness or physical disability, yet these children are known to be at increased risk for psychosocial and academic problems. In addition, few studies have sought the views of pupils directly: those which have report a wide range of problems with school life. The increasing numbers of children surviving and managing their health conditions, together with UK policy for inclusive education… CONTINUE READING