Rare Disease Day: How Dan’s rare disease didn’t stop his mainstream education

Rare Disease Day is at the end of February, with the theme ‘Disorders without Borders’. In Europe it’s coordinated by EURORDIS, the European Rare Diseases Organisation. Many children have special …

Launching DysNet – and how the right education helped one man make a difference, despite disability

For the past two months, in addition to my special needs work, I’ve been working on an exciting project to launch an online community network for people living with limb …

If ‘child centred’ help is a no-brainer, why isn’t it happening?

One thing that’s become very familiar in the last few years, both personally and from reading your comments and emails, is how outragously hard it is to get the right …