On Tuesday 20 March 2018, after 15 months of extensive evidence gathering of the views of children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN), their parents and carers, speech and language therapists, education professionals, commissioners and many others, I CAN and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) published and launched the long-awaited and highly anticipated Bercow: Ten Years On report.
Jeremy Hunt outlines the 7 key principles that will guide the Government’s thinking ahead of the social care green paper, to be published later in 2018.
NICE is urging councils and health bodies to make sure that people with learning disabilities can access well-designed services and staff with the right skills so they do not need to move away for care or treatment.
The Balance of Rights explores the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities in the UK today. The issues surrounding health, housing and employment are complex but point the discussion clearly towards the social equality agenda. The Balance of Rights brings together the many voices fighting for change and sheds an unflinching light on an issue left largely in the dark for the majority of our society.