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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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Changes in EFA funding for students aged 19-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities.

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has announced changes in the funding arrangements for students aged 19-24 with learning difficulties or disabilities (LD/D). From September 2013, students starting a new course in further education will only qualify for EFA funding if … Continue reading

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SEN software will benefit students with learning difficulties sitting exams this May and June

When this year’s round of public examinations kicks off in May it will mark the beginning of a new era for students with learning difficulties in England and Wales, who, for the first time, will be allowed to use text … Continue reading

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Dyslexia training for teachers needed

National charity, Dyslexia Action is calling for dyslexia training for all teachers and a national dyslexia and literacy strategy to be included in the government’s special needs reforms. A report, carried out by the charity which surveyed 450 parents of … Continue reading

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MyDocStore brings remote working a step closer for people with learning difficulties

Technology such as the internet, mobile devices and high speed remote connections have redefined the idea of the typical office and led to a significant increase in the number of people working remotely.   According to the latest survey from Robert … Continue reading

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