Peer reviewed


Smith, S. (2023) ‘COVID-19 Exposing the Fault-Lines of Inclusion: The ‘Risk’ and ‘Vulnerability’ of Disabled Children in the UK’ Chapter 2. In: Proyer, M., Veck, W., Dovigo, F. & Seitinger, E. (eds.) Education in an Altered World: Pandemic, Crises and Young People Vulnerable to Educational Exclusion. Bloomsbury Press.


Hellawell, B., Smith, S. & Wharton, J. (2022) ‘What was required above all else was collaboration’: keeping the momentum for SEND partnership working in the wake of Covid-19 British Journal of Special Education. Available:


Smith, S. & Smith, K. (2021) ‘Down syndrome as Pure Simulacrum’ Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies, 15, (3), 287–305. Available here:

Harrison, R., Bradshaw, J., Forrester-Jones, R., McCarthy, M. & Smith, S. (2021) Social networks and people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Available online


Spencer, S. & Smith, S. (2020) ‘Women Professors and Deans: Access, Opportunity, and Networks’ In: Fitzgerald, T. (ed.) Handbook of Historical Studies in Education, p795-811. Available online:

Other publications/articles


Smith, S. (2022) A Conversation with Parents of Disabled Children. Inclusion Now 63. Available online:

Smith, S. (2022) How experiences as a research participant inspired an explicit commitment to parents taking part in a doctoral research inquiry. BERA. Available online:

Smith, S. (2022) Overview of parental partnership: assumptions, changes over time and consequences. In: Rethinking parental partnership for pupils with SEN and disabilities in the current school context, SEN Policy Research Forum. June 2022, p7-16. Available:


Smith, S. (2021) Contribution to SEN Policy Research Forum Paper Learning from the Covid crisis for educating children and young people with SEN/disabilities. March 2021, p14-20. Available:


Smith, S. (2020) Book review ‘Feeling Academic in the Neoliberal University’ Network (Magazine of the British Sociological Association), Autumn 2020. Available online (password BSA_review)

Smith, S. (2020) ‘Book review: Forms of education: Rethinking educational experience against and outside the humanist legacy’. British Journal of Educational Studies. Available online: 

Smith, S. (2020) ‘An Ethical Responsibility’. In: Goodley, D., Runswick-Cole, K. & Liddiard, K. (eds.) Interventions in Disabled Childhood Studies. Sheffield: iHuman Press. Available online: Disabled children’s childhood studies