Posts Tagged ‘Disabled young people’

Inclusive School Health and Nutrition Programmes

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

According to the World Health Organisation, approximately 93 million children in the world – 1 in 20 children aged 14 or younger – have a moderate or severe disability. The majority of them live in low- and middle-income countries, are not enrolled in school and have very poor access to the most basic health and nutrition opportunities. Whether it is due to poor data or a lack of knowledge and understanding, school health and nutrition (SHN) policy makers and programmers have previously struggled to visualize this group and respond effectively to their needs. These children have been left behind.

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Inclusion in Afghanistan

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

You’re going WHERE?’ was the anxious response from most people when I told them that I had accepted a job in Afghanistan, where I would spend a month evaluating an inclusion project for the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA). (more…)

Disabilist Academy Refuses Student

Friday, November 19th, 2010
Disabled child refused entry to Academy for being a ‘Health and Safety Risk’

New Academies must comply with SEN Legislation… So what next??

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Whatever we think about Academies, they are here to stay and in the lead up to the Academies Act 2010, ALLFIE felt that it was better to focus on making sure that all existing and any new academies complied with SEN legislation rather than questioning the existence of Academies as a potential signal of further privatisation of the education system in the UK. (more…)