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SEN and specific circumstances

Specialist SEN solicitor Douglas Silas explains the legal requirements for looked-after children and young people and those in alternative provision

What’s it like to be adopted?

Chris Burton talks to a group of young people working to promote greater understanding of the needs of adopted children in school

In a class of their own

Jennifer Nock describes how one school put its resolve to provide effective, lasting support to pupils with attachment issues into practice

Skilling them softly

Schools need to help looked-after children develop social interaction skills if they are to prepare them for learning, writes Jennifer Nock

Improving university access for care leavers

A new online resource has been created to help care leavers to go into higher education. Care leavers are around six times less likely than other...

Learning to love

To mark National Adoption Week, Chris Burton talks to Claire Brasier, adoptive mum of two children with SEN

No progress for kids in care

The Department for Education (DfE) cannot demonstrate that it is meeting its objectives for children in foster and residential care, says a new report...

Looking out for the looked-after

Craig Goodall examines why looked-after children are particularly vulnerable to social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, and what we can do to help Many children in...

Who cares?

Without rapid systemic change, the future for children in care looks bleak, says Charlie Mead

Care of looked-after kids needs improvement

Independent reviewing officers are not making enough of a positive impact on the quality of care planning and outcomes for looked after children and...

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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...