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Bristol City Council has said it is ‘disappointed’ by a court ruling that found the authority had acted illegally by cutting £5m from the budget for children with special needs.
Councils across England should ensure their education transport policies properly support young adults with disabilities, ombudsman warns.
A decision to extend the Blue Badge parking scheme to people with mental conditions has been hailed as a 'lifeline'.
The Department for Work and Pensions has launched a new ‘challenge fund’ to help more people with mental health or musculoskeletal conditions to stay in work.
Roy McNally explains how home improvement agencies can help local government improve the delivery of disabled facilities grants.
The School Cuts Coalition and 39 local authorities have written to the Government to warn they do not have enough funding to meet their statutory obligations for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
A London council has been fined nearly £3,000 for cutting support for a disabled man.
Council leaders have welcomed the announcement of extra money for special needs education — but warn that a 'one-off cash injection' is not enough.
Welsh councils will need to increase investment in accommodation for people with learning disabilities by over £350m over the next two decades, auditors say.
More than a third of English councils are planning to cut the education support they give to deaf children this year, new research has revealed today.