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Contact a Family - April

Read the latest newsletter from Contact a Family. Including details on Benefit guides, disabled children's charter and the crisis in care funding.  Read More »

Ealing Mencap - Summer Newsletter

Latest round up of all the news from Ealing Mencap including the presentation of Berge Kanikanian's Aktion T4 Awareness Project' at the House of Commons. Read More »

Ealing Mencap December Newsletter

Catch up on all the latest news from Ealing Mencap including a lovely review by Maurice Elliott for the I Love Thunder gig back in October. Read More »

Ealing Mencap Newsletter Autumn 2013

Latest edition of Ealing Mencap's Newsletter. Lots of information about current projects and an amazing fundraising story! Read More »

Ealing Mencap Spring 2013 Newsletter

Latest Newsletter from Ealing Mencap Read More »

TAC Bulletin June 2013

Latest newsletter from Peter Limbrick. Interesting article on keyworkers and the work of Team around the Child. Read More »

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Green Boy
Fantasy story, using environmental issues, about a boy who can't speak. Read More
Parents and Carers' checklist for successful meetings
3Cs present their  'Parents' Checklist for more successful Meetings' . Written by Lesley Beck and Linda Shampan specifically for a workshop at one of the EDCM days. Read More
Princess Pearl
Beautifully illustrated by Sophy Williams, this picturebook tells the story of a princess who can't see. Read More
Spellhorn
A blend of fantasy & reality in this moving story about a blind girl and a unicorn. Read More
Mark Spark in the Dark
A story about not being able to see. Read More
Night Rider
William and Stanley are teenagers with Down's Syndrome and lots of attitude. An adventure story about two friends fighting for justice. Read More
Inclusion of disabled children in primary school playgrounds
In recent years the trend has been to educate disabled children in mainstream schools, partly as a response to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (2001). One of the themes of Every Child Matters (2004) is that children should enjoy and achieve, and this applies to the educational conte... Read More
Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments
Series of videos about Personal Independence Payments from the Family Support Service. Read More
Blabbermouth, Sticky Beak & Gift of the Gab
Hilarious stories about Rowena Batts - an extraordinary articulate girl who doesn't let a fact like not being able to speak stand in her way. Read More
Support and aspiration - Green paper on special educational needs and disability
This Green Paper is about all the children and young people in this country who are disabled, or identified as having a special educational need. It is about their aspirations and their hopes. Their desire to become, like every child and young person, independent and successful in their chosen futu... Read More