Pupils in special settings suffered significant effects of the pandemic but the “Recovery Plan” won’t help them

Throughout the pandemic, we have been monitoring what has been happening with special schools and colleges and the pupils who attend them. Our previous research, funded by the Nuffield Foundation, …

It is time employers realised the benefits of employing young people with learning disabilities

Educating businesses on the benefits of employing Neurodivergent people and those with Learning Disabilities is key to making the changes needed for them to see the invaluable contributions people can make to society.

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, …