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The results of a survey carried out by Respond and Bringing us Together, who are working in partnership to provide information and support to families of disabled children and young people who are approaching or who are currently in crisis.
Too many young people with learning disabilities are being let down as they prepare for adult life, according to a damning report by Ofsted. Access to further education, training and developing skills for employment is a postcode lottery for many young people and their families, despite government promises to do more to help high needs learners. Julie Penfold reports for Mental Health Today. [03-Sep-2016]
When Martin Boniface’s severely learning disabled son Harry was asked to leave a theatre for making too much noise he put together a plan for how support teams should react when things go wrong in public. In this article from Learning Disability Today he tells Darren Devine how he’s using his son’s experience to help support workers navigate the stresses and strains of public conflicts. [25-Jul-2018]
A report from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman which upheld a complaint against Brighton & Hove Council, after a mother and her autistic son were caused severe distress when they were placed in temporary accommodation below a neighbour who had previous warnings for anti-social behaviour. [18-Jul-2018]
A report from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman which upheld a complaint that Cornwall Council had taken too long to produce and amend an Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan for her son when he transferred from primary to mainstream secondary school. This resulted in the boy’s mother homeschooling her son, as the school had not put in place the support he needed. [03-May-2018]
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