Poor advice for Post-16: Why Katie & Harvey Price’s long hunt for a suitable college is far from unique

with Ruth Perry, Senior Policy Manager at Natspec We’re approaching the 31st March deadline for updated Education, Health and Care Plans for young people heading towards post-16 SEND provision. Last …

Free back-to-school legal WEBINAR! What to do if your child’s SEND education rights are denied when schools fully-reopen

WEBINAR: What to do if your child’s SEND education rights are denied when schools fully-reopen When: Monday March 1st What time: 8pm Cost: FREE, but register quickly, places limited Our …

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 …

Neurodevelopmental Neurodiversity Network: A collaboration to advance understanding of neurodevelopment and neurodiversity

A short while ago I happened upon a website for something called the Neurodevelopmental Neurodiversity Network, which being autistic myself, immediately piqued my interest. Its website describes it as “an interdisciplinary …

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 …