Getting the most out of your EHCP

Getting the most out of your EHCP

Your recent conference just was an emotional day for us as the talks we went to, from experiences by parents, shows how important it is to find organisations such as yourselves and not to be frightened to stand up for all children and know where to get the help....
Consultation – High Needs Funding Reform

Consultation – High Needs Funding Reform

The Department of Education is seeking views on proposed improvements to the way that high needs funding is distributed, and other ways we can support the administration of funding for pupils and students with special educational needs (SEN) and disabilities, and for...
Disability Equality in School

Disability Equality in School

There is no doubt that many teachers understand how disability equality can be promoted in school. That said, many teachers have told AKO that more could be done to promote understanding and awareness.   To assist in meeting this challenge The Equality and Human...
Think Autism Strategy – Update

Think Autism Strategy – Update

Many people will be aware of the “strategy for adults with autism” which contained some “some  rules  for the  NHS and  local  councils” which are articulated in the following easy read document:...
The Freedom of Information Act. Use it!

The Freedom of Information Act. Use it!

One piece of legislation AnnaKennedyonline regularly uses is The Freedom of Information Act and the charity encourages sensible use of the statute. The Charity is concerned is concerned that the rights contained in the statute will be trimmed. The Campaign for Freedom...