Monthly Archives: March 2012

Free Research Conference in Manchester

This is to advise that places are now available to book on the Research Institute for Health & Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University Annual Conference on 2-3 July 2012.  Tickets are free and bookings are for either both days (the … Continue reading

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Ofsted advice on the inspection of independent special schools

The Ofsted guidance for inspectors of independent special schools is available at

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London: Research Vacancy

INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION  University of London  Research Officer  Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) Psychology and Human Development Faculty of Policy and Society  Salary will on the Grade 6 scale, in the range £24,522 to £29,251 plus £2,323 … Continue reading

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Latest Brantwood Specialist School’s newsletter

The latest newsletter from Brantwood Specialist School is now available at:

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Rainbow Horses, Nottingham

In this clip my friend Sue Coombes and colleagues discuss the impacts that they have observed when children and young people spend time with horses, with support for communication and social engagement, at their Rainbow Horses Equine Centre near Nottingham … Continue reading

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Sheffield Hallam has a vacancy for a new autism lecturer

The Autism Centre is looking for a lecturer/senior lecturer to join our education team. Please find details at and  do circulate these to any potentially interested parties.  

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News reports on violence committed against disabled people

These two links report on the study by Liverpool Hope University that reviewed 26 studies in ‘developed’ countries focused on disabled people’s experience of violence. Mentally ill ‘at high risk of being victim of violence’ US story that  links … Continue reading

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