Posts Tagged ‘inclusion’

CVS Caremark and All Kids Can

I recently received the following email via the contact form:

I thought you may be interested in learning that CVS Caremark launched a Facebook page for its philanthropic program All Kids Can, a five-year, $25 million commitment aimed at making life easier for children with disabilities. We hope you will check it out at

The page is [...]

Mainstream or Special Needs school?

I can only speak from my experience here in the UK.

My son started life in mainstream. Infant school for three years, then changed at 7 to a middle school where he stayed for one year. When he was 8 he moved to our local special needs school.

He always appeared to be petty happy [...]

ICT and special needs

I am very grateful to Rob, Network Manager at my son’s school, for sending me this informayive entry on some of the ICT software and hardware is use at the Ridgeway Community School.

My name is Rob Anderson, I’m the network manager at the Ridgeway Community School in Farnham. I’ve been running the ICT there for over [...]

Glasgow University Centre for Excellence in Development Disabilities

The year 2000 saw the establishment of the Glasgow University Centre for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). Internationally, UCEDDs have built on the original concept and aims of the University Affiliated Program (UAP) model, developed in the USA in the 1960s. 

The Glasgow UCEDD

The Glasgow UCEDD adopts and develops the UAP principles, in order to further the inclusion and [...]


Barnardo’s no longer run orphanages. But the commitment to their founder’s vision lives on so that Barnardo’s is now one of the UK’s leading children’s charities. Working directly with over 110,000 children, young people and their families every year, they run 383 vital projects across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering [...]