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Children's radio campaigner Susan Stranks warns that the BBC could exclude some children with its focus on new technology

Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole is a senior research fellow in disability studies and psychology, at the Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University.

A petition that urges the Education Secretary Michael Gove not to get rid of teaching assistants has gained more than 60,000 signatures.

Dr Katherine Runswick-Cole looks at the likely impact of the benefits cap

Place2Be is a national children's charity that provides school-based emotional and mental health support services.

Children from low-income families should have more support in the early years to tackle their speech, language and communication needs says a cross-party group of MPs and peers.

The second reading of the Children and Families Bill is taking place in the House of Commons.

KIDS, a charity for disabled children and young people, has launched a free suite of resources to support families in the move to personal budgets.

The recommendations of the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP), the largest ever programme of research into children's speech, language and communication services in the UK, put an emphasis on early intervention, close involvement of families and joint commissioning of services across education, health and social care to support children with speech, language and communication needs.

A committee of MPs has welcomed the overall direction of the Government's proposed legislation to reform provision for children with special educational needs (SEN), but warns that the draft legislation lacks significant detail, making it impossible to assess the impact of the proposals.