Urgent action for deaf children

The National Deaf Children’s Society is one of 125 organisations who have signed an open letter to the Government to highlight the inadequacies in specialist support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in England.

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Bereavement payments breakthrough 

Thanks to a campaign by the Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN), part of the National Children’s Bureau, cohabiting parents and carers will now be able to claim the same bereavement benefits to help bring up their children …

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Creating a hospice for the future

Acorns Hospice in Walsall provides nursing care and emotional support of the highest quality, but because of financial pressures, it’s not been possible to keep the building looking and feeling it’s best, especially in recent years.

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Wearable tech breakthrough

Exciting research from two ground-breaking studies shows the power of wearable technology and artificial intelligence in monitoring movement disorders, including Friedreich’s ataxia (FA).

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