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Only 4% of disabled children can go to a holiday club...

How do you keep yourself entertained during the summer holidays? Perhaps you've been playing with your friends or you might even have been dropped...

Government failing disabled people, human rights watchdog warns

The UK government has been accused by a human rights watchdog of making "slow progress" in improving the lives of disabled people. The Equality and...

Dyslexia and prejudice

We’re systematically stigmatizing dyslexia, writes Roger Broadbent Stigma and prejudice Not effectively evaluating the prevalence of dyslexia has left our education system in a perpetual state...

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A cry for help

Jane Raca describes her family’s struggle to get assistance with their severely disabled son when they could no longer cope

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Teaching Dyslexic Students: Theory and Practice

Lynn Lovell is head of Professional Practice at the British Dyslexia Association. She has completed an MA in Specific Learning Difficulties with a focus...

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Hiring teachers during a global pandemic

Recruitment is challenging and stressful at the best of times. When you combine this with the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it can...

The right course

Effective CPD is not just good for teachers’ careers, it is essential if the diverse needs of pupils are to be met, says Chris Keates

CPD for ed-tech

Teachers need ongoing professional development, says Al Kingsley. Technology can be a powerful tool in the SEND classroom, facilitating new and engaging ways for pupils...

Focus on speech and language therapists

Alison Hodson takes a look at the work of speech and language therapists

CPD: is online better?

Most school staff prefer this way of learning, delivered by practitioners who are still actively working in education. How often have you been sent on...

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