Ask Tony Blair how many tens of thousands of children were killed, maimed or orphaned during our invasion of Iraq. And then tell the big knobs at Save the Children

Ask Tony Blair how many tens of thousands of children were killed, maimed or orphaned during our invasion of Iraq. And then tell the big knobs at Save the Children

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

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Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – an activity guide to download from USA

Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence – an activity guide to download from USA

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

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The trouble with person-centered planning – an essay by John O’Brien with great current significance in the UK

Peter Limbrick writes: I highly recommend this challenging article as I also recommend the network that sent it to me. The essay carries its own important message which I will not attempt to summarise here. But it did make me remember two people who made a lasting impression on me.

 

The first was a

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Experts and doctors warn: Pregnant women and children should not be exposed to wireless radiation. Research suggests risk of autism and ADHD/ADD-like behaviors

Experts and doctors warn: Pregnant women and children should not be exposed to wireless radiation. Research suggests risk of autism and ADHD/ADD-like behaviors

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

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Dismantling UK's Welfare State: the job is only half done. Will your charity, your support system survive?

Dismantling UK's Welfare State: the job is only half done. Will your charity, your support system survive?

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

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What is the status of multiagency keyworking in England? Are there any keyworkers now? What happened to the generously funded CCNUK? Can you provide information?

What is the status of multiagency keyworking in England? Are there any keyworkers now? What happened to the generously funded CCNUK?  Can you provide information?

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

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