‘We fear benefit changes could lose our disabled sister her home’

March 12, 2018 admin 0

Life began at 40 for severely learning-disabled Colleen say her sisters, when she moved into her own home. She is living happily in her Coventry […]

How Much Would You Pay to Cure Your Kid’s Learning Disability?

February 5, 2018 admin 0

The Brain Balance franchise is selling a 12-week package to tackle ADHD, autism, and other conditions, and parents are buying it. Robert Melillo, at 57, […]

Fundamental failings’ found at Lancashire disability services

January 17, 2018 admin 0

A report has identified “fundamental failings” in Lancashire County Council’s special education needs and disability services. Ofted inspectors said young people and their families were […]

Children to be adopted as ‘kisses and cuddles not enough’

January 11, 2018 admin 0

Two children have been taken from the care of their mother, who has a learning disability, after a judge said “kisses and cuddles are not […]

Learning disability misconceptions ‘blocking employment’

November 27, 2017 admin 0

Michael Davies’ mum Sue wants firms to give young people like her son a chance to show what they can do People with learning disabilities […]

‘I’m scared of my own autistic child’

October 31, 2017 admin 0

Parents struggling to cope with their violent autistic children are not being properly supported by local authorities, the National Autistic Society says. For some, a […]

Mother’s distress over relocation suggestion for her disabled son

October 28, 2017 admin 0

The mother of a severely disabled teenager has accused the Western Trust of failing her son after she was told she must put him into […]

Gifted students with learning disabilities attend STEM workshop at Imperial

October 10, 2017 admin 1

A programme funded by NHLI aims to nurture neurodivergent students by recognising how to apply their strengths to science and engineering. A series of workshops […]