Posts by Debs Aspland

Learning disability and autism training for health and care staff

Have your say - consultations

The government wants to know how we can make sure that health and social care staff have the right training to understand the needs of people with a learning disability and autistic people, and make reasonable adjustments to support them. The consultation considers issues around the training and development staff need to better support people…

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Petition – Stop Treating School Refusal as Truancy

Petitions on Bringing Us Together

This petition calls on the Government to create a new legal attendance/absence code that will measure the scale of school refusal, ensure a consistent school response and alleviate parents from the threat of prosecution. Why is this important? School refusal (sometimes known as school phobia or emotionally based school avoidance) is usually characterised by off-the-scale…

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You said – we did : March 5 2019

You said we did - changes due to feedback

One of the key features of the new Survival site is that people can feedback to us. This is anonymous feedback so it is difficult to say thanks to those who take the time to help out and we really do want to show them how much we appreciate this. We have therefore decided to…

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