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The quiet parent: Twelve reasons we avoid asking for help

Debby Elley’s account of being a quiet parent. Those who shout loudest get what they want. It’s a well-worn saying among parents in receipt of social...

Nightmare parents or lack of understanding?

Grace Williams provides the parent’s perspective In 2020, 275,604 children were reported as having an educational, health and care plan (EHCP) in the UK with...

Part of the plan

Julie Moktadir explains parents’ rights to request an education, health and care plan for their child

The difficult parent

Judith Hooper looks behind the label at the reality of parenting a child with SEN

Parenting magazine scoops media award

AuKids magazine, a small but popular quarterly publication for parents of children with autism, is celebrating after it won Social Enterprise of the Year 2016...

The Children and Families Act

With major changes to the SEN system taking effect from September, Debbie Wheeler looks at what they might mean for you

Gearing up for the new SEN system

Minister issues open letters to explain SEN changes   The Children and Families Bill received Royal Assent and passed into law in March and its...

Childcare costs hit parents

More than half of parents in the UK spend over 20 per cent of their monthly salary on childcare, with nearly a third of...

DfE school entry guidance for premature-born children

The Government is asking local authorities to consider the school entry age of premature and summer-born children on a case-by-case basis, rather than applying...

Saved by the Bill?

 Parent Jane Raca looks at how the forthcoming Children and Families Bill could affect families like her own

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