Publications

 

Book Reviews

Watson, D. (2015) Book Review: Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists
Mark Israel, 2015 London: Sage Publications Ltd. International Journal of Research & Method in Education Volume 38, Issue 3, 2015 pp.335-336

Blogs

The Children’s Trust, Tadworth: www.braininjuryhub.co.uk/news/pmld-passport-to-play

Sense – Play campaign: blog.sense.org.uk/policy/2015/06/23/q-a-on-play-for-children-with-complex-needs

Presentations

Playfulness in children with complex needs: three perspectives. Presentation with Alison Jones and Helen Potter at: There is no them! The 8th Child, Youth, Family and Disability Conference University of the West of England 7th and 8th July 2015

Playfulness in children with a label of PMLD. UK Disabled Children Research Network – Annual Seminar, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Wednesday 24th June 2015

Go-getters and clever little cookies: a study of playfulness in children with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) Nordic Network on Disability Research – Bergen, Norway. May 6-8th 2015

Including Children with High support Needs: Not so difficult after all! ESRC seminar series. Towards equal and active citizenship: pushing the boundaries of participatory research with people with learning disabilities Seminar 3: Participatory Research with people with high support needs. University of Southampton, Convenor: Melanie Nind/Liz Tilley. November 28th 2013

Playfulness in children with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD): as fundamental as breathing? Nordic Network on Disability Research – Turku, Finland. May 2013

Articles

Watson, D. (2015) Turning to playfulness: findings from a study on playfulness and children with profound impairments The SLD Experience Issue 73 Autumn pp 18-23

Watson, D. (2015) Lighting the fire! How to encourage playfulness in children with profound impairments Special July 2015 pp. 17-19

Watson, D. (2015) ‘Go-getters’ and ‘clever little cookies’: findings from a multi-method study on playfulness and children with PMLD PMLD Link Vol 26 Issue 79 pp 7-9

Watson, D. (2013) Playfulness and children with PMLD: Going beyond the statutory to reach the child PMLD Link 25 (2) Issue 75 pp. 8-9

Involving Young Disabled People in the Research Process: The Experiences of the PIE Research Project Team
D Watson, A Feiler, B Tarleton (2012)
Children & Society  DOI: 10.1111/j.1099-0860.2012.00466.x

Involving children with learning and communication difficulties: The perspectives of teachers, speech and language therapists and teaching assistants
A Feiler, D Watson (2011)
British Journal of Learning Disabilities 39 (2), 113-120

Participation in research: Reference, or advisory, groups involving disabled people: reflections from three contrasting research projects
A Lewis, S Parsons, C Robertson, A Feiler, B Tarleton, D Watson, R Byers, J … (2008)
British Journal of Special Education 35 (2), 78-84

Listen to me, too! Lessons from involving children with complex healthcare needs in research about multi‐agency services
D Watson, D Abbott, R Townsley (2007)
Child: care, health and development 33 (1), 90-95

The proof of the pudding: What difference does multi‐agency working make to families with disabled children with complex health care needs?
D Abbott, D Watson, R Townsley (2005)
Child & Family Social Work 10 (3), 229-238

Multi‐agency working in services for disabled children: What impact does it have on professionals?
D Abbott, R Townsley, D Watson (2005)
Health & social care in the community 13 (2), 155-163

Working partnerships? A critique of the process of multi-agency working in services to disabled children with complex health care needs
R Townsley, D Watson, D Abbott
Journal of Integrated Care 12 (2), 24-34

Exploring multi‐agency working in services to disabled children with complex healthcare needs and their families
D Watson, R Townsley, D Abbott (2002) Journal of Clinical Nursing 11 (3), 367-375

Books and reports

Watson, D. and Corke, M. (2015) SUPPORTING PLAYFULNESS IN LEARNERS WITH SLD/PMLD: Going beyond the ordinary Chapter 35 in The Routledge Companion to Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties edited by Penny Lacey, Rob Ashdown, Phyllis Jones, Hazel Lawson, Michele Pipe

Disability data collection for children’s services

J Porter, H Daniels, J Georgeson, J Hacker, V Gallop, A Feiler, B Tarleton, D Watson (2008) DCSF-RR062. London: DCSF  http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/pdes/DCSF-RR062.pdf

Working together? Multi-agency working in services to disabled children with complex health care needs and their families: a literature review
D Watson, R Townsley, D Abbott (2007)
Birmingham (United Kingdom): Handsel Trust


I want to choose too

D Watson, A Feiler, E Tarleton (2007) Bristol: Norah Fry Research Centre.

Making a difference?: Exploring the impact of multi-agency working on disabled children with complex health care needs, their families and the professionals who support them
R Townsley, D Abbott, D Watson  (2004)
Bristol: The Policy Press