Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
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Protecting disabled children
Disabled children are at risk of slipping through the child protection net, according to an Ofsted report published today. The study found that many children and their families receive good multi-agency early support but too many children had child protection needs which went unidentified.
Protecting disabled children: thematic inspection report looks at the effectiveness of child protection work for disabled children in 12 local authorities, examining 173 cases and tracing the child’s journey through the system to understand how well disabled children are protected from harm.
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