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Summary of Week 3

Congratulations, we have reached the end of Week 3 and the course. Throughout this week, we have expanded our horizons and considered the broader needs and fundamental rights of children …

Planning for the future

To end the course, we want to think about the future. Although we have emphasised the importance of a positive outlook and future aspirations throughout this course, many parents of …

Community-based inclusive development

Throughout this week, we’ve considered the broader needs of children with developmental disabilities and their families, but how can we bring about change in our communities to achieve disability inclusion …

Course acknowledgements

Many thanks from the course team. Lead educators: Hannah Kuper, Tom Shakespeare Course initiation and content design: Nathaniel Scherer, Hannah Kuper, FIOCRUZ Course production: LSHTM media team: Kes Stern, Callum …

Further study

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with over 4000 students and more than 1000 …

Next steps

Having come to the end of the course, we think it will be useful for you to reflect on all you have learned and consider your next steps. We have …

Ending Remarks

We have now reached the end of our course, ‘Integrated Healthcare for Children with Developmental Disabilities’. We really hope you enjoyed the content and the diversity of resources and the …

Poverty, livelihoods and social benefits

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube. Poverty Although not specifically about children with developmental disabilities, the video above makes us think about the cycle of disability and poverty. …

Access to education

In this step, Professor Tom Shakespeare (LSHTM and Lead Educator) considers the right of children with developmental disabilities to education. Professor Shakespeare will start by describing the barriers to education …

Inclusion and participation

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities recognise the fundamental human rights of children with …

Recognising the healthcare needs of parents

We have spent much of the past two weeks discussing the healthcare needs of children with developmental disabilities, but healthcare professionals also need to recognise that parents themselves may need …