Do families with a disabled child face greater disadvantage?

Do families with a disabled child face greater socio-economic disadvantage? And how does the risk of disadvantage vary with age? is a briefing which looks at the extent to which disabled children are born into more disadvantaged families or whether disadvantage accumulates during childhood. It also explores  whether the pattern is the same across different … More Do families with a disabled child face greater disadvantage?

Disabled children and behaviour problems

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

Is the future female?

Is the future female? Educational and occupational aspirations of teenage boys and girls in the UKis a Centre for Longitudinal Studies Working Paper by Lucinda Platt and Sam Parsons examining the educational expectations and occupational aspirations of contemporary teenagers in the UK. It makes use of information collected from participants in the Millennium Cohort Study as … More Is the future female?

Children with SEN: school and long term outcomes

SEN, school engagement, attainment, and long term social and economic outcomes is a presentation given to the Department for Education in August 2018 by Lucinda Platt and Sam Parsons. It shares a range of findings from research making use of the British Birth Cohort Studies. The research includes a look at at how the current generation of … More Children with SEN: school and long term outcomes

Parenting and separation

As part of a Nuffield Foundation funded project looking at the impacts of separation on the relationships between parents and their children, This audio slideshow was recorded with Dr Tina Haux from the University of Kent and in it we share some of our key findings and analysis.