Parents ‘missing out on new baby health visits’

About one in four new parents in England is not seeing a health visitor when their baby turns one, increasing the risk of mental health problems going unnoticed, the NSPCC says. Read the full article on this...

Think the UK has the most ‘generous’ disability benefits? Think again!

Damning new figures obtained by an independent news agency rubbishes claims by UK ministers that the UK has one of the most generous welfare systems for people with disabilities or long-term illness. Read the...

Why court case could force SEND funding rethink

Families of children with special educational needs and disabilities are taking the government to the High Court. A lawyer acting for families of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)...

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Why court case could force SEND funding rethink

Families of children with special educational needs and disabilities are taking the government to the High Court. A lawyer acting for families of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) says a High Court case beginning...

Special educational needs

  The Department for Education (DfE) has published findings from the school census on pupils with special educational needs (SEN), and SEN provision in schools for England. Figures show that in January 2019 there were 1,318,300 pupils with...

Young people, social media and mental health

Barnardo’s has published a report looking at what children, young people and practitioners say about the impact of social media on mental health and wellbeing and the social media experiences of vulnerable children in the UK. Findings from 80...