The Family Fund have received an additional £100,000 of funding for grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children in Wales from the Garfield Weston Foundation. Families can now apply for grants for essential items such as clothing, bedding, washing machines or other white goods, or household items such as beds. This includes families […]
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The Welsh Government recently consulted on: proposals to improve outcomes for learners accessing education otherwise than at school provision the National standards and outcomes framework for children and young people Afasic Cymru responded to these consultations and you can see our responses in full by going to our Consultations and campaigns page.
Family Fund have secured funding for 2017/18 in all four UK countries to support their grant programmes for families. In England, the Department for Education has confirmed that it will maintain its £27.3 million annual funding for Family Fund for three years from 2017-18. The second year of the three-year funding agreement in Wales is […]
Neil McEvoy AM, who represents the South Wales Central region, visited Meadowbank School to speak to parents and former pupils about the school. His visit has been made into a short video. The parents talk about how the school’s specialist SLCN expertise has made a huge difference to their children’s talking development. The parents also […]
The proposed new law will replace the current term ‘Special Educational Needs’ (SEN) with ‘Additional Learning Needs’ (ALN); do away with statements and instead give every learner with ALN the same type of Individual Development Plan. Afasic Cymru organised consultation events about the new proposed law which were held in North and South Wales for […]