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Headteacher who said student with autism had special needs cleared of hate crime
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Headteacher who said student with autism had special needs cleared of hate crime

Hove, East Sussex - Janet Felkin, headteacher of Blatchington Mill secondary school in Hove, was investigated by police over claims that she said a student with autism had 'special needs.' Ms Felkin, 60, was reported to the police after she used the phrase 's...
Senator proposes legislation to make cameras mandatory in all special education classrooms – w/video
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Senator proposes legislation to make cameras mandatory in all special education classrooms – w/video

Austin, TX - Senator Eddie Lucio has recently proposed new legislation in an effort to have cameras installed in all classrooms utilized by special education students throughout the state. The legislation stipulates that the visual and audio data garnered fro...
Reaction to the New York school principal who called students with special needs ‘animals’ and ‘retards’
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Reaction to the New York school principal who called students with special needs ‘animals’ and ‘retards’

Earlier this month  we reported on the story of Kimberly Taylor,  a New York school principal who was caught on tape calling students with special needs 'animals' and 'retards.'   The article contains a report published on the abc 7 New York news channel that ...
Review – The Special Needs Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More!
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Review – The Special Needs Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More!

The Special Needs Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities, & More! -  is the second book in Cara Koscinski's The Pocket Occupational Therapist Book Series. Cara is a pediatric occupational therapist and...
National Audit Office report states disabled claimants are waiting longer for benefits
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National Audit Office report states disabled claimants are waiting longer for benefits

A recent report published by the National Audit Office (NAO) in the UK has stated that claimants for the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP), which will replace Disability Living Allowance, were waiting an average 107 days - and terminally ill patients 28 ...