Lighting Up Young Brains – Save the Children Report

A report by Save the Children has received considerable press highlighting its analysis of early language development and recommendation that all nurseries employ a qualified early years teacher. While it does not address the hidden disability of speech and language impairments, early identification of speech and language difficulties is something we at Afasic deem highly important….

Have you Experienced Disability Discrimination from the Police?

The Independent Police Complaints Commission – (IPCC) will be producing new guidelines on how to handle complaints from disabled people in 2015. Disability Rights UK have been asked to gather samples of disabled people’s experiences of discrimination involving the police. If you have experienced poor treatment by the police, then Disability Rights UK would like…

NHS Engagement sessions – recovery support

NHS Participation England want to hear from parents and carers of children and young people with any health condition that requires rehabilitation to support recovery of abilities after an event and/or ongoing development and independence. They are running engagement sessions in February in London and Leeds. To register for events and to find out more…