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Children and Disability

Children and Disability
© UNICEF Cambodia/2013/Bona Khoy
Tola, 15 years old, Damnak Toeuk NGO

Children and Disability: Resource Bibliography
A bibliography, with links, to resources related to children and disability. The resources are categorised into: global, rights based approaches to disability and support to children with disability; the perspectives of children with disability and; the issue of disability in Cambodia.

Global Resources

·   Bruijn, Paulien, Barbara Regeer, Huib Cornielje, Roelie Wolting, Saskia van Veen and Niala Maharaj, ‘Count me in: Include people with disabilities in development projects’, Light for the World, 2012

 ·   Interights, Non-Discrimination in International Law: A Handbook for Practitioners’, International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights, 2011

 ·   Lansdowne, Gerison, ‘What works? Promoting the rights of disabled children Guidelines for action’, Rights for Disabled Children by Disability Awareness in Action, 2003

 ·   OHCHR, ‘Training Package on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities‘, OHCHR, 2012

 ·   Stubbs, Sue, ‘Introduction to the Rights Based Approach to Disability in Development’, International Disability and Development Consortium, 2009

 ·   UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, ‘Promoting the Rights of Children with Disabilities’, UNICEF, 2007

 ·   UNICEF, ‘Guidance Note: Children with Disabilities – Ending Discrimination and Promoting Participation, Development and Inclusion’, UNICEF, 2007

 ·   UNICEF, ‘It’s about ability; An explanation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’, 2007

 ·   UNICEF, ‘The Right of Children with Disabilities to Education: A Rights-Based Approach to Inclusive Education’, Geneva: UNICEF Regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEECIS), 2012

 ·   UNICEF, ’The State of the World’s Children: Children with Disabilities’, 2013

 ·   United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), ‘Incheon Strategy to “Make the Right Real’, for Persons with Disabilities in Asia and the Pacific’, United Nations Publication, 2012

 ·   United Nations General Assembly, ‘UN Omnibus resolution on the Rights of the Child on children with disability’, United Nations, 2011 

 ·   United Nations, ‘Convention on the rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)’, United Nations, 2006

 ·   United Nations, ‘Including the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in United Nations Programming at Country Level’, United Nations Development Group, 2011

 ·   United Nations, ‘United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’, 2006

 ·   VSO, ‘A Handbook on Mainstreaming with disability’, 2006

 ·   WHO, ‘Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Guidelines’, WHO, 2010

 ·   WHO, ‘International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)’, WHO, 2001

 ·   WHO, ‘World Report on Disability’, WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data, 2011

 ·   WHO/UNESCAP, ‘Training Manual on Disability Statistics’, WHO/UNESCAP, 2008

 ·   WHO/UNFPA, ‘Promoting sexual and reproductive health for persons with disabilities: WHO/UNFPA guidance note’, WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data, 2009

Readings on disability and development with a child’s perspective:

 ·   Maxwell, Jane, Julia Watts Belser, and Darlena David, ‘A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities’, The Hesperian Foundation, 2007

 ·   Niemann, Sandy and Namita Jacob, ‘Helping Children Who Are Blind: Family and community support for children with vision problems’, The Hesperian Foundation, 2000

 ·   Niemann, Sandy, Devorah Greenstein,and Darlena David, ‘Helping Children Who Are Deaf Family and community support for children who do not hear well’, The Hesperian Foundation, 2004

 ·   United Nations General Assembly, ‘UN Secretary General Report on the Status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child’, United Nations, 2011

 ·   Werner, David, ‘Disabled village children: A guide for community health workers, rehabilitation workers, and families’, The Hesperian Foundation, 1987, 2009

 ·   Werner, David, ‘Disabled Village Children’, Hesperian Foundation, 1987/2009

 ·   WHO and UNICEF, ‘Early childhood development and disability: discussion paper’, WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data, 2012

Cambodia specific:

 ·   Aide et Action, ‘Identifying Barriers to Employment of Youth with Intellectual Disabilities in Cambodia: determining strategies and service provisions for increasing workforce participation’, Aide et Action International, 2012

 ·   Astbury, Jill and Fareen Walji,Triple Jeopardy: Gender-based violence and human rights violations experienced by women with disabilities in Cambodia’, AusAID Research Working Paper 1, 2013

 ·   Ayala Moreira, René, ‘Intellectual Disability in Rural Cambodia: Cultural Perceptions & Families’ Challenges’, New Humanity, 2011

 ·   Cambodian Disabled People’s Organisation (CDPO), ‘Report on the Current Situation of Education for Children with Disabilities’, CDPO, 2010

 ·   Carter, Jennifer, ‘Preparing for the Journey: A Cooperative Approach to Service Provision for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Cambodia’, Hagar, 2009

 ·   Connelly, Ulrike Buschbacher, ‘Disability Rights in  Cambodia: Using the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities to expose human rights violations’, Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal Association, 2009

 ·   Graham, Natasha, ‘Global Partnership for Education and Children with Disabilities Presentation’, Global Partnership for Education Secretariat, 2012

 ·   Handicap International and COMFREL, ‘Political Participation of Women with Disabilities in Cambodia’, UNDP, 2010

 ·   Handicap International France, ‘Disability Facts in Cambodia’, Handicap International France, 2009

 ·   Handicap International France, ‘Situational Analysis on Disability and PRSP in Cambodia’, Handicap International France, 2007

 .   Barriers to and facilitators of health services for people with disabilities in Cambodia

 .   ILO, ‘Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Cambodia’, ILO, 2009

 ·   Komar Pikar, interPART and CDMD, ‘Self Help Groups and Parents/Carers of Children with Disability’, Komar Pikar, 2012

 ·   McLaughlin, Daniel, ‘Mental Health and Human Rights in Cambodia’, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, 2012

 ·   Ministry of Health and Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, ‘Cambodia Country Report: Poverty alleviation with a focus on vulnerable people through strengthening collaboration between the social welfare and health services’, 2010

 ·   Muñoz, Wanda, ‘Towards Sustainable Income-Generating Activities for Mine/ERW Victims and other Persons with Disabilities’, Handicap International France, 2010

 ·   Platt, Alan, ‘Healthcare for vulnerable groups in Cambodia’, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, 2010 

 ·   Sida, ‘Disability Rights in Cambodia’, Sida, 2012

 ·   Thematic Learning Program, ‘Inclusive Education in Cambodia: Thematic Learning Programme ‘Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PM&E) of Complex Processes of Social Change’, Light of the World, 2012

 ·   Thoman, Philippa, ‘Poverty reduction and development in Cambodia: Enabling disabled people to play a role’, Disability Knowledge and Research, 2005

 ·   VanLeit, Betsy, ‘Understanding, Preventing, and Minimizing the Effects of Childhood Disability in Cambodia’, Presentation to the World Bank, 2007

 ·   VanLeit, Betsy, Prum Rithy, and Samol Channa, ‘Secondary Prevention of Disabilities in the Cambodian Provinces of Siem Reap and Takeo: Perceptions of and use of the health system to address health conditions associated with disability in children’, Handicap International Belgium, 2007

 ·   Walji, Fareen, Pauline Kleinitz, Ouch Nimul, Kong Vichetra and Priya Mannava, ‘Barriers to and Facilitators of Health Services for People with Disabilities in Cambodia’, CBM Australia / Nossal Institute for Global Health, 2012

Related links:

 ·   UN Enable

 ·   A short animation United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

 ·   Cambodian Disabled People’s Organisation (CDPO)

 ·   Disability Action Council (DAC)




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