The development of behavior problems among disabled and non-disabled children in England is research by Rebecca Faith, Lucinda Platt and Samantha Parsons published in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. It makes use of information collected in the Millennium Cohort Study, to track behaviour problems from ages 3 to 7 to identify the incidence and … More Disabled children and behaviour problems
Children and young people with disabilities are more likely to be bullied at school compared to those students with no known disabilities. That’s one of the main findings from research conducted with Stella Chatzitheochari (University of Warwick) and Sam Parsons (University College London). We analysed data from the Millennium Cohort Study and Next Steps (formerly known as Longitudinal Study of … More Being bullied: the experiences of disabled children and young people
When examining the issues surrounding the high rates of separation and divorce in the UK, much attention has been focused on the negative effects a split has on any children who are involved. In response, there has been increasing policy interest in facilitating regular and meaningful contact between the children and the parent who moves … More Being a parent – before and after a split
As part of a Nuffield Foundation funded project looking at the impacts of separation on the relationships between parents and their children, I recorded this podcast about the impact of a split on a mother’s parenting confidence.
Rural–urban area of residence and trajectories of children’s behaviour in England is research looking at rural–urban impacts on child mental health. It models trajectories of emotional–behavioural problems of white majority children at ages 3, 5, and 7 in England in areas with varying levels of rural and urban settlement, using the Millennium Cohort Study. Access the article from the … More Rural–urban areas and children׳s behaviour
This paper investigates when differences in behaviour problems between disabled children and non-disabled children emerge and how they develop up to age 7. This paper is co-authored with Rebecca Fauth and Samantha Parsons. Download the working paper from the Institute of Education site. Photo credit: Honza Soukup