National survey launched: Are SEND Further Education students getting the choices they deserve?

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As you may know, the new Education, Health and Care plan extended the right to statutory protection for a young person’s special educational needs up to, if needed, the age of 25. Also included are their health and social care … Keep Reading…

Top tips for a successful One Page Profile

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The new Children and Families Act is supposedly person (and family) centred, i.e. the child (and family) should be at the centre of all decisions made about them. The services and support should be what the child needs and not, … Keep Reading…

Anti-Bullying Week: Violent Bullying of SEND children widespread in England’s schools

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It’s Anti-Bullying Week this week. New figures show that 40% of young people in an ongoing research study of English schools said they had been bullied in the previous year. The catchily titled Longitudinal study of young people in England: … Keep Reading…

Seven Ways to Winter Wellness for your special needs child

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It’s that time of year when parents and carers of children with long-term health conditions begin to feel nervous. How do we ensure their wellness through the colder months? The germs are breeding, school is a viral soup and we begin … Keep Reading…