As exam results are replaced by grades based on teacher assessments, leading charities for people who are D/deaf/HoH, blind or visually impaired are calling for assurances that 300,000 pupils aren’t treated unfairly.
In 2021 we mark a shift for young carers as they demand action to protect their futures. Ahead of Young Carers Action Day, we discover how we can all act to support young carers across the UK.
With schools closed to some pupils in the latest round of national lockdowns, many parents once again find themselves acting as teacher. How can you best support SEN learners?
A profoundly deaf maths teacher has won a national teaching award, being recognised for her outstanding performance with a class of hearing children.
Discover how Cambridge Home School, from Cambridge Online Education, can help disabled pupils flourish in home education.
Today (1 October) marks the start of Down’s Syndrome Awareness Month, and charity Wouldn’t Change a Thing are going creative to highlight the condition.
Leonard Cheshire has been selected for a Silver Award by The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums for their Can Do programme.
A legal ruling has found a visually impaired child experienced discrimination after the entry exams for an English grammar school were not accessible.
The UK Government announced thousands of new special school places for children with special educational needs alongside 35 new free special schools.
Ahead of the new academic year, disability charity Disability Rights UK is calling on the Department of Education to remove the £200 charge disabled students have to pay for specialist equipment.
Disabled children are three times more likely to experience bullying compared with their non-disabled peers. Experts reveal exactly why, and what must be done to change attitudes towards disability, to prevent all forms of bullying.
Distance learning gives disabled people the opportunity to study from home. We speak to a member of The Open University Disability Support Team to discover the benefits, challenges and support available.
Going into further education is supposed to be an exhilarating time. But, for some disabled students it can be daunting. Now, Newlife are providing an equipment grant for disabled children and young people to further their prospects. One student shares his journey.
Everyone has experienced the joy of playing with LEGO. Now, even more children will get to share in this joy as the toy manufacturer launches their grassroots project: Braille Bricks.
Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a vital aid for many disabled students. As the government announce £20,000 worth of funding for disabled postgraduate students, we speak exclusively to Universities Minister Chris Skidmore.