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In this section you will find all sorts of different reference material, including books for your children, government papers, articles by parents and much more.

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Brookes Publishing

American based publisher with a good range of titles on children with disabilities. Read More »

Essential Reading Plus

List of Books on special Education from Essential Reading Plus Read More »

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An independent publisher of a very broad range of academic books in the social and behavioural sciences including: Art Therapies Syndromes Health & Social Care Disa... Read More »

SEN Press

Specialist publisher of books for young people (aged 14-19) with special educational needs (operating at Level 1). The titles focus on life skills and social situations.  Read More »

Woodbine House

An American based publisher with a broad range of titles on a number of different conditions/syndromes and topics such as speech and behaviour. Worth a look.  Read More »

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Working together to Safeguard Children
A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. Read More
Contact a Family - April 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
Response to 'Support and Aspiration"
A thorough response to the Green Paper from the Council for Disabled Children. Read More
waving not drowning
A newsletter for parents of disabled children who work or want to work. Just e-mail Janet Mearns (Editor) on janet.mearns@workingfamilies.org.uk to receive a free newsletter. They also operate a free helpline on 020 7253 7243, e-forums, policy meetings and campaigns. Read More
TAC Bulletin June 2013 TAC Bulletin June 2013
Latest newsletter from Peter Limbrick. Interesting article on keyworkers and the work of Team around the Child. 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
Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism, and other Learning Disabilities.
'The book is user-friendly and includes clear diagrams in each section, along with tables to outline key points. I found these very useful and they are an easy reference/ reminder, for example, they include a normal development chart, what assessments are available and their main aims.' - Natio... Read More
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
An independent publisher of a very broad range of academic books in the social and behavioural sciences including: Art Therapies Syndromes Health & Social Care Disability and many more. Read More
Support and aspiration - Easy Read version
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
Government response to DLA reform consultation
The government have included this summary: The Coalition Government is committed to reforming Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to create a new benefit – Personal Independence Payment. We will create a benefit that is simpler to administer and easier to understand, is fair, and ... Read More