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The Benefits of Hiring People with Autism

This is a guest blog post written by Joe Thomas.  In the UK there are more than 700,000 individuals living with autism, however, less than 15% of these people are in full-time employment. This is a dispiriting figure when you … Continue reading

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2 or 3 pupils in every classroom have a learning disability such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism

Research published in the journal Science has found that up to 10 per cent of the population or two or three pupils in every classroom are affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism. The research … Continue reading

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New research shows a ‘worrying picture’ of unsupported SEN staff

Following pledges by the Government to give teachers more powers to improve unruly behaviour, a study has shown that teachers do not feel that the current powers are used effectively in supporting children with SEN. A survey of 1,500 teachers, … Continue reading

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