Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

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Books in the Library About Giving Birth to a Child with a Disability

General books L6316   Celebrating and Caring for your Baby with Special Needs: uplifting tips and advice to help you through the early months of this stressful time by Diane Craver L6684   Parenting Your Disabled Child: the first three years by Margaret Barrett L6285   You and Your Disabled Child: a practical guide for parents by Margaret …

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Implementation of the Welsh SEN/ALN Reform Postponed

Kirsty Williams, Minister for Education, has issued a written statement postponing the roll out of the new special educational needs (SEN)/additional learning needs (ALN) system by a year. It was scheduled to be implemented from September of 2020 but will now take place from September 2021. So the current statementing system will continue until then …

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Legal help Cerebra charity for children brain conditions.

Legal Entitlements and Problem Solving Conference

We are holding a conference on “Legal Entitlements and Problem Solving for Disabled People, their Families and Carers”. 19 November 2019 10am – 3.30pm (registration 9.30) St George’s Centre, 60 Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3DL The aim of the conference is to identify and discuss commonly occurring problems in accessing key legal rights to …

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Local Government Ombudsman Report on SEND in England

In a new report released on 04 October and called Not going to plan? – Education, Health and Care plans two years on, Michael King, the Local Government Ombudsman has concluded that children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are, “increasingly being failed by the system designed to support them”. An extraordinary statement considering …

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School transport, Cerebra help with families of children with brain conditions.

Home to School Travel and Transport Guidance Consultation -England

Cerebra’s Legal Entitlement and Problem-solving (LEaP) Project, led by Luke Clements the Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at the School of Law, Leeds University, has submitted its response to the Department for Education’s (DfE) consultation on Home to School Travel and Transport Guidance. Although the legislation on school transport hasn’t changed the DfE …

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What’s your Experience of Community Physical Participation?

Hello. My name is Karen Visser. I am a physiotherapist, PhD student and Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University. You can find out more about me and my research here. Currently, I am doing a PhD research study, exploring children and young people with neurological difficulties and their families experiences of physical activity participation within their …

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