Disabled children’s services face £1.5bn shortfall, charities warn

Health and social care services for disabled children are being undermined by a £1.5bn annual funding shortfall, a coalition of charities has claimed.

The Disabled Children’s Partnership says underfunding is leaving children and families in England struggling to get the help and support they need. Picture: Contact

The Disabled Children’s Partnership, which consists of 60 charities, said the underfunding is leaving children and families in England struggling to get the help and support they need and will cost taxpayers more in the long run.

Read the full report on this link to Children and Young People Now

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