Invest More in Social Care Support for Disabled Children: A Mother’s Open Letter to the Chancellor

with Stephen Kingdom, Campaign Manager for the Disabled Children’s Partnership The Disabled Children’s Partnership (DCP) is asking the public to add their names to a letter from parent carer and …

NEU teachers’ union votes to build inclusive mainstream education for children and young people with SEND

Editorial: Notes about the SEND motions at the 2021 NEU Conference Last Thursday (8th April 2021) the largest education union in the UK, the National Education Union voted, with only one abstention and …

The audiobook service that’s free for disabled people, with 3,000 books for children and young people

While children are always encouraged to read books, for many diving into a good story or even a school text book throws up huge challenges. Whether it’s a visual impairment, …

More than one in three disabled pupils experience bullying in mainstream school, plus other concerning SEND stats

I’ve had a peruse through a new publication from the Department for Education, about the experiences of pupils and their parents regarding various aspects of school. It’s based on survey …

Coronavirus guidance: What mainstream settings should do to ensure the inclusion of disabled children

with Lorraine Petersen OBE, Educational Consultant Trying to keep up with the government’s latest coronavirus education guidance can seem like a full-time occupation. There is guidance for schools for re-opening …