Call for reform of system treating children with SEN as mental health inpatients

Too many children with learning disabilities and autism are unnecessarily being treated in mental health hospitals – according to a report published today by the Children’s Commissioner for England...

Adolescent mental health

The Children’s Society has published a report on the transition from child to adult mental health services. Key findings include: 1 in 6 17- to 19-year-olds experience a mental health problem; people aged 16...

The State of Education: Young People’s Mental Health

Mental health problems amongst young people hit “crisis point”, according to findings of NEU survey. In advance of the National Education Union’s annual conference, held in Liverpool this week, more than 8,000...

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Adolescent mental health

The Children’s Society has published a report on the transition from child to adult mental health services. Key findings include: 1 in 6 17- to 19-year-olds experience a mental health problem; people aged 16-24 are the group at highest risk of...

The Disability Price Tag

Life costs more for disabled people and their families. Spending more on essential goods and services like; heating, insurance, equipment and therapies. These extra costs mean disabled people have less money in their pocket than non-disabled people...

Low-level mental health support

A report has been published by the Children’s Commissioner investigating the amount spent by local areas in England on low-level mental health support. Findings indicate that there is a wide disparity in spending between different areas, with 58% of...

Disabled Living March Newsletter

Please find links below to our Disabled Living March Newsletter on the left hand side and Kidz to Adultz Focus on the Transitional Years on the right hand side. Please get in touch if you require a PDF version. Disabled Living newsletter...