Pupils with multiple and complex needs will be assessed using a new Ôaspects of engagementÕ approach.
Grace, has been rejected by dozens of school and her mother was told it may take over a year to find her a suitable placement
Shopping can be frustrating at the best of times, but for many disabled people it comes with even more unnecessary challenges – narrow aisles, no step-free access, rushed shop assistants.
Many local authorities are plunging into the red to meet their obligations as spending trebles in three years
New ranking shows four academy chains lost up to 7% of pupils prior to exams
Children with learning disabilities are being let down by society, according to a report by a leading health inequality expert.
The use of restraints on adults with learning disabilities in hospital units in England rose by 50% between 2016 and 2017, figures show.
At least 40 people with a profound learning disability or autism have died while admitted to “barbaric” secure hospitals the government has promised to close since 2015, a Sky News investigation has found.
Pupils with special educational needs are denied opportunities by ÔbrokenÕ system, experts say
Rising demand puts councils in England at risk of bankruptcy, Guardian investigation reveals
ÒI felt sick, it was like the fog lifted,” says child’s mother
A seven-year-old boy born severely disabled “due to a delay in his delivery” will receive about £27m in compensation from the NHS.
Cannabis oil will be available on prescription to people with chronic pain across the UK within a month, it has been reported Currently cannabis-derived medicines are only prescribed in exceptional circumstances, when permission is granted by a panel of medical experts, but the Home Office is set to relax the rules. Home Secretary Sajid Javid […]
Exam results and grades will no longer be the key focus of Ofsted inspections in England, under new plans.
‘You feel that whatever you say may be taken out of context,’ says former Paralympian.
A “life-changing” app that can track disabled rail users in real-time will be rolled out nationwide.
Hundreds of head teachers from England and Wales are due to attend a rally in central London later, to demand extra funding for schools.
It’s every mother’s worst nightmare – that someone might take away their baby.
Train companies are facing possible legal action over their failure to ensure that replacement bus services are accessible to wheelchair-users and other rail passengers with mobility impairments.
Number of girls and women with the condition in UK may be vastly underestimated, leading neuroscientist says
Sick babies admitted to a neonatal unit after a difficult birth could benefit from a new bedside tool to detect brain damage, researchers believe.
The actor Adam Pearson has a similar condition to Joseph Merrick, whose story was told in The Elephant Man. When the BBC was remaking the biopic, he did not even get an audition.
People with Mobility issues are still struggling to use the renovated underground system.
A GCSE in British Sign Language (BSL) could be introduced in the UK before the next general election following a campaign by a deaf schoolboy.