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Dame Christine Lenehan

The Lenehan Review – These Are Our Children

by Dame Christine Lenehan, CEO of the Council for Disabled Children on January 26th 2017

Working with children and young people with challenging behaviour: changes needed at every level of the system Last summer the then Minister for Social Care asked me to undertake a review of the system to understand why it continued to fail children and young people with a dual diagnosis of mental health needs and learning […]

New Resources: A Pathway for Children

by family carer Jacky, and Jacqui Shurlock on January 4th 2017

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation has been working with the National Development Team for inclusion (NDTi) to develop three new resources setting out a vision of future local pathways for children with learning disabilities and/or autism whose behaviours may challenge.Family Carer Jacky shows why a new Children’s Pathway is needed: My son Tomas became eighteen in September, and […]