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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...

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Mother’s ruin

A mother tells how professionals failed to recognise evidence of her adopted daughter’s fetal alcohol spectrum disorder 

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Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...

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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...

The right staff

Ian Hartwright provides some useful tips on how schools can attract and keep the best teachers

Stand out candidates

Hannah McDaid explains what special schools are looking for in teaching staff Every special school is unique and staffing demands can differ greatly from setting...

Speaking and writing quietly into the abyss: SEND and inclusion training for teachers

Dr Helen Ross discusses the deficiencies in teacher training and considers what can be done about the situation. In recent weeks, my email inbox has been...

Focus on: SEN casework officers

Ian Palmer explores the world of the SEN casework officer

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