2019 is passing very quickly and as we are between issues of The Journal we thought we’d gather together some news that might not have yet reached you yet.
The winners of this year’s My Perspective international photography competition have been revealed…
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In order to be awarded Universal Credit (UC), a student must be entitled to Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment and also have limited capability for work. They would therefore need to satisfy the work capability assessment (WCA). Universal credit is means tested so if they have savings between £6,000-£16,000, it will affect the […]
Carol Boys, Chief Executive of the DSA said today: “I have been appalled and saddened by the evidence given during the course of the inquest into Joe’s death…appalled that the care that Joe received at the Manchester Royal Infirmary was so disjointed and lacked any urgency or leadership; and saddened by Joe’s suffering and that […]
“When all of us, and not only a few of us, have more opportunities at school, at work and in our communities, then we’ll truly have reasons to celebrate. LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND.” Ruben Reuter, star of CBBC’s The Dumping Ground and the moving documentary My Life: The Real Dumping Ground joined an international […]
Today, Gillian Bird, Services Director at the DSA, presented at the World Down Syndrome Day Conference at the United Nations, New York. She spoke about education…what has been achieved here in the UK, what works and what still needs to improve…we are concerned that some learners are being left behind. Few learners with complex needs […]