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Hello! The Council for Disabled Children (CDC) is the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England. Part of the
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A new report from calls for action to fix the closed system that it sees as responsible for segregating people with a learning disability or autism in hospital wards, without sufficient consideration of their safety and welfare.
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CDC 9h
New resource trumpet! 🎺 The Designated Medical Officer and Designated Clinical Officer Revised Handbook is now available to download on our website:
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Barrister adds a new and accessible update to our Directory. Case 39: Surrey council not unlawful in setting a budget which provided for significant savings in expenditure on services. Click here for more info: .
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CDC May 21
A graphic designers uses her skills to provide an insight into what life is like with ADHD, in a series of fantastic drawings .
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TIN May 21
The East London festival is making in the city more inclusive. This year Deaf Rave are hitting the North Stage, and bringing headline acts, musical workshops and comedians all celebrating the and community.
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CDC May 21
After a contested journey through the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act has gained Royal Assent, and has now become law. Read up on why the amendment was needed and the changes it will bring here:
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IASS Network May 21
Our SEND Information Organisations Group list contains details of organisations who provide FREE advice and support on matters relating to SEND in England. We're unable to give direct advice on SEND but can always signpost to other services/resources:
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IPSEA May 20
Are you a parent/carer currently going through one of the following? -Appeals against the contents of an EHC plan -Appeals against the school named in the plan Our 'Tribunal: hints and tips' training in London on 02/07 will help you navigate the process:
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CDC May 21
Physical restraint is unlawfully used on children with learning disabilities. Restraints for mental health patients with is rising. Disabled children are often isolated in youth custody. How the sees UK compliance to .
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CDC May 20
deconstructs the ruling of NHS West Berks CCG v FTT for and families, local authorities and public bodies. Read up on this addition to our online directory of judicial decisions affecting young people with : .
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Nadhim Zahawi May 20
Looking forward to this morning's joint ministerial roundtable with to hear from some of our key SEND organisations.
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Seashell Trust May 20
⭐ If you work with young people, have you booked your place at the University of ’s Deaf children now: changing the conversation? 👉
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NAS Campaigns May 20
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. Dame Christine Lenehen from sets out why she believes there needs to be a comprehensive review of SEND support to look at how systems are working together. Witnesses agree that too often, EHC plans often end up not properly involving health and social care.
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Catherine Goodall May 20
I am very pleased to be at today for the APPG for Autism with our Director Dame Christine Lenehan who is giving evidence on for
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Education Committee May 20
Tomorrow we're talking to , and Dr André Imich, SEN and Disability Professional Adviser, as part of our . 📺Watch live at 10am:
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TIN May 20
Our Director, Dame Christine Lenehan is in today giving evidence about and the experience for autistic young people in preparing for adulthood.
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CDC May 20
The Care Quality Commission needs your views on how they can work better with local and community sector organisations. Fill out this questionnaire to shape new guidance. Survey closes 31st May.
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CDC May 20
's Review of School Exclusions raises considerate cause for concerns over the high proportion of pupils with being excluded from school. Read our response to the review here:
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CDC May 17
deconstructs the ruling of NHS West Berks CCG v FTT for and families, local authorities and public bodies. Read up on this addition to our online directory of judicial decisions affecting young people with : .
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Anti-Bullying Alliance #AntiBullyingWeek May 16
WE'RE HIRING: The Anti-Bullying Alliance is recruiting a Project Assistant. If you are passionate about anti-bullying and interested in joining the team take a look today! Closing date: Wednesday 5th June
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