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Support for Children in Mainstream Education
: As a parent, you may feel that your child, despite their difficulties, may benefit from mainstream education within an all-abilities…
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Mental Health Issues
: People with learning disabilities are thought to be more vulnerable to mental health issues. This can be for several reasons; their psychiatric illness may be…
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Social Inclusion and Learning Disabilities
: Historically, people of all ages with learning disabilities have faced poor life chances, largely due to social exclusion. They’ve…
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The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act
: When the government published their Valuing People white paper in 2001, they clearly outlined their desire to protect and…
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The Human Rights Act and Learning Disabilities
: The Human Rights Act 1998 became law in Britain in October 2000, meaning that fundamental freedoms and rights are now legally…
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UK Government Initiative: Valuing People
: In 2001 the UK Government set out an action plan that they hoped would improve the lives of everyone affected by learning disabilities. By…
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Re: Vulnerable Adults and Protection from Crime
Recently visited Africa and seen how the disabled and vulnerable are left out of societal development. I wish I…
16 May 2013
Re: How Dyspraxia Affects Learning
To Justice - As you have said that your daughter has had a report by an ED Psych who has recommended extra time for exams, then…
14 April 2013
Re: The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act
Hi, I am trying to find other people who have experience with Moderate Learning Difficulties and School…
18 December 2012
Re: Placing Children With a Learning Disability in School
hi my daughter as a sen support with her school am hoping you might be able to help me am trying…
15 December 2012
Re: Choosing the Right Care
I found this article simple,very easy to undersand and follow, just to say thanks and well done!
2 November 2012
Re: Support for Children in Mainstream Education
hi well where do i start,i have five year old twins,my boy,carlo,has cp,he has only use of his right arm,is…
3 October 2012
Re: British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD)
My adult daughter has Turner Syndrome and shows all the signs of nonverbal learning disorder. Her Ed…
26 September 2012
Re: Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities
yeah i can relate to most of the comments posted. i always struggled with the above in school and my social etiquette was…
23 September 2012
Vulnerable Adults and Protection from Crime
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