‘We’re not problems,’ Send youngsters tell MPs

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The Guardian view on special educational needs: segregation is not the answer

Primary school children in a classroom

The school where pupils learn to DJ

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Commissioner will investigate special needs education

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More special needs children taken out of schools to be home educated than ever before

Autistic and starting uni!

Hannah Louise, a member of the FLARE disabled children and young people’s group, gives her top tips for young people with autism who are looking to go to uni.’

Relationships and sex education: Ensuring inclusion for pupils with SEND

‘As part of statutory relationships and sex education, schools will need to ensure that the needs of children with SEND are met.’

Disabled Access Day 2019 – You and Somewhere New

“On Saturday 16 March we are taking part in the national Disabled Access Day 2019 and opening our doors to disabled people and their families.”

Education secretary Damian Hinds attacks schools that ‘off-roll’ special needs pupils to improve league table rankings

‘I want to be clear right now – this is not okay. Special educational needs pupils are not someone else’s problem’

Education secretary Damian Hinds has condemned schools that use backdoor exclusions to get rid of vulnerable children

Vulnerable children at risk of becoming ‘lost in digital space’, report warns

By the time they've reached the age of seven, children will have spent an average four hours a day in front of the screen, compared to one hour a day playing outside (Peter Byrne/

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No more PIP assessments for people with Life long disability or conditions


Councils call on the government to increase funding after thousands of children with special needs left without school places

Thousands of children with special needs are not in school because of funding pressures, councils and unions say

Disabled children ‘shut out of playgrounds’

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Special needs overspend in eight out of 10 councils


The colourful ‘pods’ helping special needs children go to school

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Too many parents of special needs children are being let down

What does SEND stand for?

M&S launches ‘easy dressing’ range for children with disabilities

Café Hires People Living With Down Syndrome And Pays Them National Living Wage

Café Hires People Living With Down Syndrome And Pays Them National Living Wage

Support for children with special needs is too ‘disjointed and inconsistent’, Ofsted report warns

Pre-school Learning Alliance of Ofsted chief inspector Amanda Spielman

Special needs pupils ‘spend years out of school’

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Thousands of children with special needs do not have school places amid crisis in education funding, union warns

The lack of funding was also blamed for an increase in physical and verbal abuse against teachers by pupils with special needs

Report reveals systemic failings in SEN system

Thousands of children missing out on support for diagnosed special educational needs in England is a “national scandal”, Ofsted has said.

Special needs support

How a parent held her council to account for its SEND failures

MP Enjoys Insightful Visit To LVS Oxford School For Children With Autism


Support for special educational needs children faces potential deficit of

£536m, councils warn

The services in England for special educational needs face a projected shortfall of £536m, report warns

Excluded children and parents should be protected by ‘bill of rights’, say experts


Enabling technology for dyslexic learners

Improving university access for care leavers


Schools don’t need ‘little extras’, Philip Hammond. They need proper funding

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Families go to high court to

oppose Hackney’s SEN cuts

Headteachers march through London to demand an end to budget cuts in schools.

Ofsted must do more for

special needs children

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Autistic Student Told He Would

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Excellent GCSE Results At LVS