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National Autistic Society Response to Draft SEN Code of Practice
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National Autistic Society Response to Draft SEN Code of Practice

National Autistic Society (NAS) UK - had now submitted its response to the Draft SEN Code of Practice consultation in England to the Government. They highlight serious concerns and state that: 'It is not fit for purpose as legal guidance for the new syst...
Cyber Bullying and Autism. Parliamentary Meeting with Officials from the Department of Education
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Cyber Bullying and Autism. Parliamentary Meeting with Officials from the Department of Education

December 10, Portcullis House, Westminster, London, UK - A parliamentary meeting took place between party officials from the Department of Education, Chris Flynn, Nigel Fulton and Maria Hutchings and Hayley Smith, who were speaking on behalf of Kevin Healey wh...
Katie Price on her outspoken Interview about parents of disabled children
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Katie Price on her outspoken Interview about parents of disabled children

Katie Price causes uproar in autism community by saying "some parents are too lazy". Ms. Price, a media personality, businesswoman and model spoke about parents of disabled children in an interview with Sam Walker which was broadcast on Radio 5 Live on Mond...
SEN Assist, Specialist Software for Children on the Autistic Spectrum
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SEN Assist, Specialist Software for Children on the Autistic Spectrum

Adele Devine is a specialist teacher who works in an Autism specific school. As well as being co-founder with her husband Quentin of the Award Winning SEN Assist which offer products and resources for children with special educational needs. They are ‘a cou...
Autism Hippie struggles on a day out in Disney’s Hollywood Studios with Autistic son
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Autism Hippie struggles on a day out in Disney’s Hollywood Studios with Autistic son

A mother who decided to take her Autistic son to Disney's Hollywood Studio's after the change in regulations we reported on October 1 of Disney's change in policy regarding their Fast Pass tickets. The outspoken Autism Hippie set her Facebook page up on...
Ambitious About Autism – “It is shocking that so many children with SEN are missing out on education”
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Ambitious About Autism – “It is shocking that so many children with SEN are missing out on education”

The Department for Education released on July 30 the report:Permanent and Fixed Period Exclusions in England:2013 to 2014. The full report can be read here. On page five of the report it is reported that Special Educational Needs (SEN) pupils have the highe...
Senator proposes legislation to make cameras mandatory in all special education classrooms – w/video
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Senator proposes legislation to make cameras mandatory in all special education classrooms – w/video

Austin, TX - Senator Eddie Lucio has recently proposed new legislation in an effort to have cameras installed in all classrooms utilized by special education students throughout the state. The legislation stipulates that the visual and audio data garnered fro...
Katie Price defends her rights to access tax payer funded taxi for disabled son
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Katie Price defends her rights to access tax payer funded taxi for disabled son

Katie Price - Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother has been a hot topic of conversation recently and the latest story is the argument between Katie Hopkins, the outspoken television personality and Katie Price, model, business woman and mother to 12-year-old Harv...
Mumbai – Forum for Autism form committee to monitor schools with special needs children
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Mumbai – Forum for Autism form committee to monitor schools with special needs children

Mumbai, India -- Forum for Autism (FFA) in India has formed a committee to keep an eye on schools with special needs children. According to the forum, there have been several incidents of teachers resorting to corporal punishment, as well as psychological abus...
Charities say the changes to the Special Needs Education System are beng implemented too quickly
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Charities say the changes to the Special Needs Education System are beng implemented too quickly

Special Educational Needs, UK - From September special needs statements will be replaced by education, health and care plans (EHC) which aim to give holistic support. Mark Lever of the National Autistic Society told the BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast that he was ...