The Conservative Party forewarned us of cuts to the welfare budget of £12bn (12 billion pounds!) – but would not give us any details because they feared a public outcry. The cuts will be vicious and will take support away from people in need who will then have nowhere else to go for help. Some vulne
Dr. Olle Johansson, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm writes: The information campaign entitled The Babysafe Project is coordinated by The Grassroots Environmental Education and Environmental Health Trust, and is based on independent, scientific research which links exposure to wi
The New Year news from the government is that, if re-elected in 2015, it will cut a further £25 billion from public spending – with £12 billion coming from welfare.
While we can rightly focus on this or that group of vulnerable people who will suffer or die as a result, the underlying story is that
Peter Limbrick writes: This is an appeal for information about established multiagency keyworking projects in England for children and adults. We will publish a list of all valid projects that are sent to us.
There was great interest in keyworking during the first few years of this century but it s
Peter Limbrick writes: My Independent newspaper on 26/11/14 tells me in an article by Kunal Dutta that:
A glittering ceremony in New York last week saw Mr Blair take the prize for his leadership on international development issues during his time as Prime Minister, but the award has been fiercely op
Executive function and self-regulation (EF/SR*) skills provide critical supports for learning and development, and while we aren't born with these skills, we are born with the potential to develop them through interactions and practice.
This 16-page guide (available for download, below), describes a
I have not been on an ocean liner but I am well aware of the great contrast between conditions on the upper decks and down in steerage. So, who is on the Good Ship Disability and in what conditions are they travelling?
Well, to start with, there are disabled babies, children, teenagers, adults and
Peter Limbrick writes: The UK coalition government brought in the Localism Act to give, they say, power to local people in England (extracts below*). We should make use of this government initiative now that we have seen how desperate conditions are in some of our maternity units, care homes and ger