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A MUSIC video featuring an autistic teenager with a passion for singing is being featured in a national anti-bullying campaign.
An autism charity has released a thought-provoking new video as part of a campaign aimed at encouraging a greater understanding and respect for people on the spectrum.
Anne Longfield OBE has been appointed as the new Children’s Commissioner for England. Ms Longfield, chief executive of 4Children - a national charity which works to support children, young people and families - will take ...
This article reports on the number of children in Northern Ireland waiting to find out if they have autism.
A new two person team is to be appointed to help people with learning disabilities co-design and transform services as part of NHS England’s Transforming Care programme.
“Could ADHD be triggered by mothers being exposed to air pollution while pregnant?,” asks the Mail Online. This 'Behind the headlines' article examines the evidence behind this report.
Parts of the country have no places of safety to assess vulnerable children suffering from a mental health crisis, forcing them to be locked in prison cells or police vans for hours at a time.
The Children and Families Minister and stars of WWE have spoken at a special assembly ahead of Anti-Bullying Week. The event put a special focus on the bullying of children with special educational needs and disabilities ...
NHS England and the Department of Health are inviting proposals from CCGs to lead and accelerate co-commissioning arrangements for children and young people’s mental health. Expressions of interest are invited by close o ...
There are "serious and deeply ingrained problems" with child and adolescent mental health services, officials warn.
A shortage of learning disability nurses in the NHS is putting thousands of lives at risk, Mencap has claimed.