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In todays world growing up is tough - making friends, fitting in, changing schools. And it's even harder for children with disabilities. This album looks at PLUS, an organisation working towards the inclusion of disabled children and young adults in social activities and organisations, encouraging friendships and fun. It looks at PLUS from the view of the children, the carers and the families.

This material forms part of The Open University course KE312 Working together for children.

By: The OpenLearn team (The Open University,)

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Track 1: Growing up with Disability

A short introduction to this album.


© The Open University 2008


Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Growing up with Disability    A short introduction to this album. Play now Growing up with Disability
2 The Voluntary Organisation PLUS    An introduction to the voluntary organisation PLUS. Play now The Voluntary Organisation PLUS
3 Circles of Support    Forming volunteer groups of peers to help create natural friendship bonds with a focused child. Play now Circles of Support
4 Local Authority Play Support    Creating, maintaining and prompting provision and facilities for play as an intrinsic part od childhood experience and development. Play now Local Authority Play Support
5 Community Planning    Providing good quality, inclusive out-of-school care through co-oporation between volunatry and statutory bodies. Play now Community Planning
6 Stirling PLUS    An introduction to Plus, a voluntary organisation in Stirling helping disabled children have a normal social life Play now Stirling PLUS
7 PLUS - Communication    A look at how Scott, a child with Cerebral Palsy, communicates with his carers. Play now PLUS - Communication
8 PLUS - Belonging    How Plus is helping children with learning disabilities attend mainstream clubs and groups. Play now PLUS - Belonging
9 PLUS - Play    Why organisations like Plus are so important. Taking part at Plus, from the perspective Angus, a young boy with Ashberger's Syndrome. Play now PLUS - Play
10 PLUS - Risk    A look at an outdoor activity organised by Plus focusing on water confidence. Play now PLUS - Risk
11 PLUS - A Circle of Support    A look at the Circle of Support project set up by PLUS, to help children with disabilities to become more socially included. Play now PLUS - A Circle of Support

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