A critical review and analysis of current research and policy relating to disabled children and young people in Scotland

The main purpose of this report is to inform the work of Scotland‟s Commissioner for Children and Young People  in relation to disabled children and young people who have already been identified as a priority group. This report provides a crtitical, informative and up to date overview of issues facing disabled children and young people in Scotland, and covers areas such as education, self-directed support, short breaks and transition to adulthood. It also draws attention to the specific barriers faced by deaf children, children with learning disabilities and those with mental health issues.