Ensuring research involving children with disabilities is inclusive, empowering and safe – what are the critical issues?
Stephen Thompson, Mary Wickenden and Mariah Cannon recently explored the main ethical challenges, and corresponding mitigation strategies, for involving children with disabilities in evidence generation. We discuss with them what important approaches researchers can take to ensure the ethical involvement
Thorjussen, I. M., & Wilhelmsen, T. (2020). Ethics in categorizing ethnicity and disability in research with children. Societies, 10(1). Abstract: The use of categories is a contested subject in social sciences. The use of social categories allows researchers to explore similarities,
Spencer, N. L., Peers, D., & Eales, L. (2020). Disability language in adapted physical education: What is the story? In J. A. Haegele, Hodge, S.R., Shapiro, D.R. (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Adapted Physical Education. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. This chapter builds upon
Confessions of an inadequate researcher: Space and supervision in research with learning disabled children.
von Benzon, N. (2017). Confessions of an inadequate researcher: Space and supervision in research with learning disabled children. Social & Cultural Geography, 18(7), pp. 1039-1058. Abstract: Location is often at the fore of decision-making regarding fieldwork and choice of methods.
Navigating disability identity and language in research involving children and young people. By Fathimath Shiraani
You can download this case study as a pdf here. Despite contemporary tourism research being more inclusive of previously neglected groups, the views of children with disability are still largely absent, reflecting a disregard for both their agency and voice. My
‘I actually felt like I was a researcher myself.’ On involving children in the analysis of qualitative paediatric research in the Netherlands.
Luchtenberg, M. L., Maeckelberghe, E. L. M., & Verhagen, A. E. (2020). ‘I actually felt like I was a researcher myself.’ On involving children in the analysis of qualitative paediatric research in the Netherlands. BMJ Open, 10(8), e034433. Abstract: Objectives: