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Supporting learners with healthcare needs consultation 2016

Welsh Government consultation: Supporting learners with healthcare needs We are seeking views on the revised draft version of the Supporting learners with healthcare needs guidance document. End of consultation:  29/04/2016 The Access to education and support for children and young … Continue reading

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Supporting young people with chronic health conditions

Disability Rights UK article, 23 February 2016: Supporting young people with chronic health conditions Liz Sayce, Disability Rights UK CEO gave a presentation at a Work Foundation event launching their new report. The report, Don’t stop me now: supporting young … Continue reading

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First Class student overcomes CFS to graduate in Bangor

Article from Bangor University website: A Psychology student who credits Bangor University for ‘taking a chance’ on her has graduated with a First Class Honours degree. Ashleigh Johnstone from Douglas on the Isle of Man has battled Chronic Fatigue Syndrome … Continue reading

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Can you be a case study of an adult returning to education?

Are you an adult who is returning to education?  WAMES has been approached for case studies of adults who are returning/have returned to education recently.  The article will centre on the following: cost of learning why you’ve gone back to … Continue reading

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Improving academic access for students with ME/CFS

Article abstract: Students with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) often struggle to achieve academic success not only due to symptom interference, but also because educators may lack an understanding of the cognitive and learning deficits that accompany the illness. Traditional … Continue reading

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Good practice guide to education for children with ME

Tymes Trust’s new document to celebrate their 1st June anniversary is for GPs, schools and families. It includes key information from government statutory guidelines on education for sick children in England, and helpful quotes from NICE. GP Dr Nigel Hunt writes: … Continue reading

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‘Reasonable adjustments’ for disabled pupils in schools

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have published guides to the implementation of ‘reasonable adjustments’ in schools.  The duty was first introduced under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. The reasonable adjustments duty under the Equality Act operates slightly differently and … Continue reading

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