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Traditionally, social researchers expected parents or other adults to act as proxies for the authentic voices of children with disability. Such exclusionary approaches to childhood disability research were often grounded in assumptions about the inability of children with disability to

In designing a doctoral research study of the experiences of unaccompanied/ separated asylum seeking young people in Ireland, it was decided that the core of the study would involve individual interviews with relevant young people, aged between 13 and 18

McNeilly, P., Macdonald, G., & Kelly, B. (2020). Ethical considerations when conducting research with children and young people with disabilities in health and social care. Nurse Researcher, 28(1), pp. 9-15. All children, including those identified as having disabilities, have the