Here are some stories I found interesting that touch on Special Educational Needs in the press this week. To get these and other posts delivered to your inbox, subscribe to this blog on the left.
- National Autistic Society: This week is Anti-Bullying Week, so we're sharing our top five tips for parents of children with autism who are worried about bullying in school.
- EGov Monitor: People training as Educational Psychologists will have their tuition fees paid by the Government, and will be offered bursaries to help them cover the costs of training, under new plans outlined today.
- EGov Monitor: National Autistic Society defends disabled benefits claimants
- Daily Telegraph: Education Act 2011: teachers given powers to search pupils
- This is Essex: Defiant head will stand firm in pupil age battle
- Daily Mail: We thought we were just a family of eccentrics. Now we know we've ALL got Asperger's...
- Department for Education: First special and alternative provision Free Schools given the green light
- DfE: SEN children make big step forward in English and maths, according to new report
- NAS: Anti-bullying week: new research finds two-thirds of parents report bullying
- Dyslexia Action: Make dyslexia/SpLD training mandatory during Initial Teacher Training!
- Channel 4 News: Number of children prescribed with anti-psychotic drugs doubles
- Aspie In The family Blog: My tips for dealing with anger in the aspergers child
- A Boy With Asperger's Blog: Melatonin for the child with autism
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