The First Special Schools

The First Special Schools

In the early 1800s, learning disabilities and mental illness were often confused without any clear distinction being made between the two. The journey towards understanding the nature of special needs has been a long-fought one. The blanket labelling of disabled...
How to Recognise Special Needs

How to Recognise Special Needs

Every second of every day, a child is born, often as a visibly perfect package of fully functioning limbs and cherubic features. So, at what point can we tell if our perfect child has special educational needs which are non-visible? Problems can often be detected very...