Disabled Children and Child Protection in Scotland: An investigation into the relationship between professional practice, child protection and disability

In March 2013 the Scottish Government appointed researchers from the University of Edinburgh/NSPCC Child Protection Research Centre and the University of Strathclyde, School of Social Work and Social Policy, to investigate the relationship between disabled children and child protection practice. 1.2 The report details the findings from interviews and focus groups with 61 professionals working in the area of child protection and disability in Scotland.