Whose Childhood is it Anyway? Giving Children a Voice.

Post by Carol Long “When in this society, do we truly become adult?” So asked the columnist Caitlin Moran in a recent Times newspaper article. Over the next few months it will be a very relevant question for me as I start the data collection for my PhD research. This will involve meeting with families who have a child with a learning disability, including the child or young person, their parent(s), and brother(s) and sister(s). My study will seek to understand better the expe