Disability: Guides and practice

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  • Website SEND: guide for health professionals
    A guide for health professionals on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

    Publisher: Department for Education (DfE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Accessible Britain Challenge: toolkits on creating inclusive communities for disabled people
    Toolkits with advice for organisations and individuals to help disabled people become full and active participants in their community. Toolkits cover topics such as: buildings and spaces (including outdoor play areas); ...

    Publisher: Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website SEN and disability support changes: information for young people
    A series of leaflets explaining important changes to the SEN and disability support system, for children and young people. These changes start on 1 September 2014. The leaflets cover the following areas: making decisions ...

    Publisher: Department for Education (DfE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Confident commissioning: building relationships between local authorities and disabled people’s user-led organisations
    This report provides information and practical examples about why local is best, the benefits that disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) bring to their community, how local authorities can successfully commission local ...

    Publisher: South East Network of Disabled People’s Organisations (SENDPO)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Early support app
    The early support app provides an easy way for the parents or carers of a disabled child to store, share and organise information about their child and the support and services they receive. It places families at the cen ...

    Publisher: Council for Disabled Children (CDC)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Breathe-on UK
    Breathe On UK is a national charity supporting the families and carers of young people who are life-dependent on mechanical breathing, or long term ventilation (LTV).

    Publisher: Breath on UK
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Medicines Management Toolkit
    The second edition of the Medicines Management Toolkit gives guidance for those working within children’s palliative care services across the UK, with information on improving the safety and quality of medicines manageme ...

    Publisher: Together for Short Lives
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Bullying and deaf children: a guide for primary and secondary schools
    This guide, by the National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS), gives tips about: preventing bullying by creating a safer school environment and developing the social skills, confidence and resilience of pupils; spotting the ...

    Publisher: National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Angelman syndrome statistics
    This webpage lists facts and statistics on Angelman syndrome, a complex genetic disorder which primarily affects the nervous system and is characterised by delayed development in children, severe speech impediments, inte ...

    Publisher: Health Research Funding (HRF)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website An Ordinary Life
    Many children and young people with complex health needs, dependent on medical technology are unable to do ordinary things like going to the leisure centre or visiting friends or family. The project 'An Ordinary Life' ai ...

    Publisher: Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Local campaigning guides
    These online campaign guides are designed to help supporters plan and deliver effective local campaigns on issues concerning disabled children.

    Publisher: Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website National guidance for child protection in Scotland 2014. Additional notes for practitioners: protecting disabled children from abuse and neglect
    This document provides a summary to support the identification of abuse and harm and practice considerations to support the protection of disabled children.

    Publisher: The Scottish Government
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Bullying and the law: SEN and/or disabilities
    This briefing provides information about bullying and the law for schools and the wider children's workforce in England. It is particularly written in relation to children and young people with special educational needs ...

    Publisher: Anti-Bullying Alliance
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Immunisation of individuals with underlying medical conditions: the green book, chapter 7
    Some medical conditions increase the risk of complications from infectious diseases, and children and adults with such conditions should be immunised as a matter of priority.

    Publisher: Public Health England (PHE)
    Published Date: 2014

  • Website Briefings to help services prepare for SEND personal budgets
    Together for Short Lives has published a series of briefings to help voluntary sector providers of children’s palliative care in England - including children’s hospices - get ready for the introduction of personal budget ...

    Publisher: Together for Short Lives
    Published Date: 2014

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