Legal Entitlements and Problem-Solving (LEaP)

Public bodies have certain legal duties to provide health, social care and other services for disabled children, but families can find it difficult to access these services.

The research aims to identify the common legal problems that prevent families getting access to services and to find ways of solving those problems. There are 4 main strands to the research:

The team is developing an innovative education and dissemination programme, which has included recruiting Family Research Ambassadors, publishing the Accessing Public Services Toolkit and running workshops.

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