David Ruebain is Chief Executive of the Equality Challenge Unit, the equality organisation for the UK higher education sector. He was formerly Director of Legal Policy at the Equality and Human Rights Commission and former Head of Education & Disability Law at Levenes Solicitors. Steve Haines was formerly Head of Policy at the Disability Rights Commission and consultant on young disabled people in education to the Nuffield Review of 14-19 Education and the QCA Curriculum Futures Programme.
This book is a powerful contribution to the literature on education, disability and social policy in the UK, of interest to practitioners, experts, and parents alike. Patrick Diamond, Senior Research Fellow, Policy Network This book seeks to identify and analyse a range of significant issues and questions concerning the position and experiences of disabled people in education and society generally. It contains a wealth of ideas, insights and questions and should be of interest to all those concerned with the well-being of all learners. Len Barton, Executive Director of IDRIS, Emeritus Professor of Inclusive Education, University of London.