How Families Are Advocating For Children With Disabilities In Foster Care

Many families foster and adopt children with special health care needs despite challenges they often encounter, such as receiving insufficient medical supplies and incomplete health histories. The post How Families…

Government sets out plans to overhaul special educational needs system

Proposals will require mainstream schools to become more inclusive of children with Send and disabilities Mainstream schools in England will be required to “change their culture and practice” to become…

‘The job means a lot’: the scheme helping Send school leavers find work

An award-winning school in Essex aims to help improve job prospects of pupils with special needs Liam, 18, who has learning disabilities, had always been told by family members that…

‘If she has a problem, she comes to me’: the retired care worker helping to fight local loneliness

Margaret Shiplee sealed her commitment to her Suffolk community by joining a befriending scheme. So we treated her with some flowers When Margaret Shiplee retired from her job as a…