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Supporting students with special needs when they leave school

As year 11s prepare for their final days in school, assistant head Alan Tilley reflects on what this means for students with special educational needs<p>At the moment I am ticking off the days to when our year 11 pupils leave. Their departure sees not only the end of five years of teaching but most …

Dyslexia In Children: Mom And Daughter Share Their Story Of A Learning Disability Diagnosis

<i>In the fourth installment on our series on families whose children have mental health and learning disabilities, Vanessa, 26, and her mom, Liz, talk about the challenges they faced getting a diagnosis for Vanessa's dyslexia, and her journey to embrace it openly. "We just didn't know what was wrong</i> …

The Right to Inclusion

The Meadows Blog<p>The Right to Inclusion<p>Michael Crawley - Saturday, November 02, 2013<p>No one wants to be alone. No one wants to be left out. No one …

Five disabled people win independent living fund appeal

Court of appeal judges say government breached equality duty by failing to properly assess impact of abolishing fund<p>Five disabled people have won their attempt to overturn the government's abolition of a £300m fund that helps severely disabled people to "live a full life" in the community.<p>The …

Sounds Intriguing: The World's Most Interesting Noises

Trevor Cox has heard it all. He's a professor of acoustic engineering at the University of Salford in England, and he delights in discovering unusual noises. He's also author of <i>The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World,</i> which describes some of what he's found.<p>In the book, Cox …

Cook the Book: 'Nom Nom Paleo' by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong

The Paleo diet is pretty far from my diet of choice. Frankly, I eat I pretty strict non-Paleo diet: very little meat, lots of beans and lentils, and plenty of good bread. I could toy with the idea of giving up beans and eating more meat, but bread? There's too much wonderful bread here in the Bay …