Young people with learning disabilities 'isolated' and 'hidden'

Young people with learning disabilities have been "marginalised and often hidden from view", according to the Children's Commissioner for Wales.Read more

Disabled woman fighting to make commuters ‘Look Up’ on London Underground

Cory Shaw is determined to change the way Londoners ride the undergroundRead more

Government to end unnecessary PIP reviews for people with most severe health conditions

People with the most severe, life-long conditions will no longer have to attend regular reviews for Personal Independence Payment (PIP).Read more

Can I Really Send my Autistic Son to a Mainstream School in an age of Austerity Cuts?

You can bet I’m going to protect my son, no matter what happens. And if that means betraying an ideology I once held dear, I’m just going to have to suck it upRead more

Lost Voice Guy Wins Britain’s got Talent

Lost Voice Guy has been crowned the winner of Britain's Got Talent, the first comedian ever to win the show.Read more

Seven years on from Winterbourne View, why has nothing changed?

People with learning disabilities are still at risk of being abused and dying unnecessarily in institutions. This is unacceptableRead more

Disabled boy sues theme park over lack of suitable toilet

A severely disabled boy is suing a theme park for failing to provide a suitable "changing places" lavatoryRead more

Autistic boy thrown off a bus ‘because he didn’t look disabled’

A teenager with autism was thrown off a bus because he didn’t look disabled, it was claimed.Read more

Councils forced to raid funds for overstretched state schools

Councils across England are being forced to raid funds intended for state schools to pay for extra support for children with special educational needs (SEN), according to alarming new figures.Read more

Case Law Update- When EHC plans should be Issued

This is part of the Council For Disabled Children's case law series-reviewing judgements relating to the implementation of the Children and Families Act 2014.Read more

Poor NHS care contributed to deaths of 13 people with learning disabilities.

An NHS investigation into the deaths of 13 patients with learning disabilities has found that failures to provide adequate, safe and prompt care contributed directly to their deaths.Read more

Can Braille Technology Boost Literacy Levels

With the use of Braille falling, can new technology encourage people with Visual Impairments to continue learning this skillRead more

RBKC Short Breaks Statement April 2018

RBKC's short breaks statementRead more

Health and social services for families of disabled children are in crisis

Recent research found that a quarter of parents with disabled children provide more than 100 hours of care – the equivalent of working three full time jobs simultaneouslyRead more

North Yorkshire council plans special needs school transport charge

Young people with special educational needs or disabilities could have to pay £490 a year for home-to-school transport.Read more

Parents hit out at plans to increase oversight of home education

Home schooling community says government proposals undermine parental rightsRead more

Disabled passengers: 'Don’t even think about going to the toilet'

Campaign for airlines to ensure they meet the needs of ALL their passengersRead more

Special Needs Cash Shortfall Leaves 'Thousands of Pupils Displaced'

A shortage of special needs funding means growing numbers of children are being left without suitable school places, a teachers' leader has warned.Read more

World Down Syndrome Day!

Happy World Down Syndrome day!Read more

School exclusions should be a last resort, not an easy way to push out difficult children

The Department for Education announces a review into exclusionsRead more