BBC: Charities Aim to Get Learning-Disabled Children Playing
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BBC: Charities Aim to Get Learning-Disabled Children Playing

SENDirect, a recently-launched website, hopes to provide reviews of establishments conducive to children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND). “We developed SENDirect in response to families telling us that finding vital local services for any child with additional needs is over-complicated, confusing and choice is severely limited,” says Jolanta Lasota, chair of the consortium … Continue reading

The White House: Middle Class Economics for the 21st Century – Helping Working Families Get Ahead
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The White House: Middle Class Economics for the 21st Century – Helping Working Families Get Ahead

Along with the State of the Union, The White House released its plan to help working families get ahead. Over the past six years, we’ve rescued and begun to rebuild our economy on a new foundation.  Middle class economics has begun to work.  Now we have to build on this progress to raise wages and … Continue reading

Huffington Post: The Very Real Women’s Issues That the President Needs to Address
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Huffington Post: The Very Real Women’s Issues That the President Needs to Address

With the State of the Union speech being delivered tonight, Refinery29 has produced a video featuring the women’s issues that the President should address. “Issues like fiscal policy, student debt, reproductive rights, LGBT identity, physical safety, racial and ethnic diversity, and workplace protections. These statistics aren’t just abstract things — they affect and reflect the daily lives … Continue reading