posts related to: learning disability

New campaign to help children read

New reading fund for disadvantaged children

A new reading fund has been set up to help disadvantaged children to “change the story”.  With celebrities, authors, businesses and key players in the publishing industry coming together, they have launched the Children’s Reading Fund – a new fundraising drive which aims to ‘change the story’ for the UK’s most vulnerable and disengaged children…

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Premature babies and immunisation

One in four premature babies could get autism

Premature babies could have as much as a one in four risk of developing autism. The much higher rate offers one explanation for the increase in children diagnosed with autism in recent years, as early births have become more common. One in 100 Britons – around half a million – are estimated to be autistic.…

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