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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...

An award for young people with complex needs

Lynda Larke's students get community minded. Here at Langside School in Dorset, we have launched a new award for young people with physical or learning...

Experiences of being in hospital for people with a learning disability...

Who I am matters This report looks what people with a learning disability and autistic people experience when they need physical health care and treatment...

Reframing dyslexia through the lens of giftedness

David C. Hall suggests educators should reconsider how to unlock the potential of students with dyslexia. According to a statistic by the Dyslexia Center of...

2,000 people with learning disabilities and/or autism in the UK are...

Today, to mark International Human Rights Day, the UK’s largest not-for-profit provider of support for people with learning disabilities and/or autism, Dimensions, is calling for...

‘It’s My Choice’ 

Face Front Inclusive Theatre are proud to launch their online teacher’s resource ‘It’s My Choice’, exploring true life dilemmas concerning young learning-disabled people who...

Layla’s Life, My Words: An Insight Into the World Of a...

This is a very personal record of one family’s journey to educate other people and professionals about the difficulties their daughter Layla faced. The...

Learning from Lucy

Bringing up a daughter with learning disabilities has been the ultimate lesson in life, writes mum Samantha Bowen I wasn’t present at the time of my...

Positive support for learning disability

We need new attitudes and a new approach to the care and education of children with complex needs, writes Ben Higgins

The fatal cost of healthcare inequalities

Simple healthcare changes could save the lives of people with a learning disability Medical professionals do a fabulous job for most people, but for someone...

Book Reviews

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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