Adult social care workers should have the opportunity to learn about theory and research relating to the needs of siblings and other family members

 Author: Georgia Todd I am a PhD student in the school of Sociology, Social Work and Social Policy. My research is exploring the experiences of young people who have a sibling with learning disabilities. Before starting the PhD, I worked in adult learning disability social care and health services. The focus in adult learning disability …

Research 4 U! Using Mobiles when Researching With Young People.

Author:  Dr Samantha Wilkinson Interviews, participant observation, diaries – there are endless methods around to conduct research, but are these methods a culturally credible means of researching with young people? When conducting my PhD research into the drinking practices of 40 young people living in two suburban areas in the North West of England, I found …