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Baroness Grey-Thompson backs free school meals campaign

Thursday 7 December 2023

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has used a written question to the Department for Education (DfE) to cite our research that a third of...

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Have your say on eye testing in special schools

Wednesday 20 September 2023

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Lawyers lend support to free school meals campaign

Tuesday 19 September 2023

Let’s talk about Matthew!

Thursday 14 September 2023

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Government consults on changes to benefits Work Capability Assessment

Tuesday 12 September 2023

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Parent carers take home £23k in jackpot prizes

Friday 8 September 2023

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Autumn flu and Covid vaccine programmes to start next week

Wednesday 6 September 2023

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Do you care for a child with a rare condition – join our online event on 4 October

Monday 4 September 2023

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Book your place on our Free School Meals webinar

Monday 4 September 2023

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Disabled children still excluded from school more than non-disabled peers

Wednesday 30 August 2023

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Calls intensify for energy social tariff

Friday 25 August 2023

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Contact first: Research grant awarded to investigate what deters under-represented communities from accessing health care services

Wednesday 23 August 2023

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Back to school and a change of routine

Tuesday 22 August 2023

A good reason to be kind to yourself if you’re struggling this summer holiday

Friday 18 August 2023

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Have your say on government plans to improve the lives of disabled people

Thursday 17 August 2023

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Deadline approaches to make sure tax credits payments for your 16-19 year old don’t stop

Tuesday 15 August 2023

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Calling all practitioners – did you know Contact is now certified CPD provider?

Monday 14 August 2023

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School transport for disabled children in England: top 5 questions answered

Friday 11 August 2023

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At risk children and carers in line for autumn Covid booster

Thursday 10 August 2023