The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) is a national coalition of over 80 different charities and other organisations committed to working towards a fair benefits system for disabled people, people with long-term conditions and their carer
Are you a professional using PBS (positive behaviour support) to support children and young people with learning disabilities or Autism Spectrum Condition?
Does this describe what you do?
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COFACE Families Europe and its COFACE Disability branch, have launched a major data collection to map the needs and challenges of family members who are fulfilling caregiving, or supporter role.
Families in Europe are greatly affected by
Sleep problems are often a daily reality for families of children wth developmental disabilities (DD), and in the first instance professionals usually offer sleep hygiene education (SHE) which advises parents on behaviours that encourage q
From Spectrum website: Children born to women who had low blood levels of vitamin D while pregnant more than double their risk of autism.
The findings come from a study of more than 4,000 children in the Netherlands. Only 68 of the children
From website of California Healthline: Pediatricians and public health researchers know they have to be on the lookout for lead exposure from paint chips and contaminated drinking water. A new report suggests food — particularly baby food —
Elizabeth Graham writes: I am a PhD researcher at the University of Stirling researching the experiences of support in secondary school for pupils with a diagnosis of Asperger’s or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
I am looking to explore pup
Mats Granlund, Research Leader of CHILD, writes: In Sweden more than 25% of all children have at least one parent born in another country and in the last years we have received a large amount of refugees to Sweden.
These facts have challeng