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Mencap call for greater inclusion of people with learning disabilities in Paralympics
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Disability Charities Consortium publishes manifesto for the National Disability Strategy
Scottish campaign launched for Commissioner for autistic people and people with a learning disability
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London Zoo accessibility progress shaped by young people with learning disabilities
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Health Secretary may face High Court challenge over alleged human rights breaches
New NHS taskforce and grant-funded initiative to improve inpatient experience for autistic children/teenagers
NHS chief Simon Stevens has announced that a new taskforce will be set up to improve current specialist children and young people’s inpatient mental health, autism and learning disability services in England. News of the new taskforce is not the only initiative announced this past week to improve the experience of autistic children/teenagers in inpatient settings.