The research evidence underpinning these recommendations about policy on sickle cell in schools can be found in the following publications:
Dyson, SM; Atkin, K; Culley, LA; Dyson, SE and Evans, H (2011) Sickle cell, habitual dyspositions and fragile dispositions: young people with sickle cell at schoolSociology of Health and Illness 33 (3): 465-483. [ISSN 0141-9889].
Dyson, SM; Atkin, K; Culley, LA; Dyson, SE; Evans, H and Rowley, DT (2010) Disclosure and sickle cell: a mixed methods study of the young person with sickle cell at school Social Science and Medicine 70 (12): 2036-2044. [ISSN 0277-9536]
Dyson, SM; Abuateya, H; Atkin, K; Culley, LA; Dyson, SE; Rowley, DT, and members of the Sickle Cell and Education Group (2010) Reported school experiences of young people living with sickle cell disorder in England British Educational Research Journal 36 (1): 125-142. [ISSN 0141-1926]
Dyson, SM; Abuateya, H; Atkin, K; Culley, LA; Dyson, SE; and Rowley, DT (2008) Local authorities and the education of young people with sickle cell disorders (SCD) in England International Studies in the Sociology of Education 18 (1) 47-60. [ISSN 0962-1214]
Abuateya, H; Atkin, K; Culley, LA; Dyson, SE and Dyson, SM (2008) Young People with Sickle Cell Disorder and Education: A Knowledge Review Diversity in Health and Social Care 5 (2): 123-135. [ISSN 1743-1913]
Dyson, SM; Atkin, K; Culley, LA and Dyson, SE (2007) The educational experiences of young people with sickle cell disorder: a commentary on existing literature Disability and Society 22 (6): 581-594. [ISSN: 0968-7599]