The Government must act to reduce the stark inequalities in disabled children’s health and care

With Aidan Smith, Campaign Officer at the Disabled Children’s Partnership Even though many services have been restored, we’re far from out of the woods completely yet. We were hoping that …

Provision denied: Children with SEND have had their needs and education “pushed to one side, for the convenience of the majority.”

Special Needs Jungle survey shows a widespread failure to restore disabled children’s SEND provision when children returned to school in the Autumn Term 2020.  45 recommendations sourced from parents’ comments …

More parents seeking children’s mental health support in pandemic, with growing pessimism over support delays

We need to look out for ourselves and others as Child and Adolescent Mental Health waiting times increase warn Karen Wespieser MBE & Dr Jo Taylor As we plunge into …

SURVEY: Does your child have all their SEND provision back? What’s your family’s experience been this term?

Government guidance for the autumn school and college term 2020 is “everyone in”. Only, that’s not the reality for many children and young people with SEND. As we’ve already covered …

Coronavirus and SEND Education: 75% of schools ignored Government risk assessment guidance during the lockdown

During most of June 2020, Special Needs Jungle offered a survey of to our readers, to ask them about some of the aspects of support their children with special educational …

SNJ In Conversation: What legal rights do disabled children
have left under the Coronavirus Act?

In Conversation with Steve Broach, public law barrister We wouldn’t normally churn out another episode of In Conversation so quickly, as it’s quite a big undertaking to produce. But with …