Photo: Director talks to two young women who are involved in the film

Inclusive education: "Children of Utopia" creates new perspectives

21/03/2019

The debate about inclusive education is stalling and generally doesn’t even let those who are most affected have their say: students both with and without disabilities. The German movie "Children of Utopia" ("Die Kinder der Utopie") wants to change all that. That's why it will be screened in several movie theaters on May 15 as part of a nationwide campaign event – followed by panel discussions.
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Photo: Sleeping boy in class; Copyright: panthermedia.net/ArturVerkhovetskiy

Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling

18/03/2019

Seemingly overnight, healthy children develop mysterious, potentially disabling symptoms. When children finally receive a diagnosis, often after weeks of tests and office and hospital visits, the parents may be shocked to learn that they have multiple sclerosis - a potentially disabling autoimmune disease once believed to affect only adults.
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Photo: Pupils in homework assistance after school; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Graham Oliver

ADHD: 1 in 3 students receive no school interventions

11/03/2019

Largest national study of youth with ADHD reveals gaps between student needs and school services, particularly in secondary school and for non-English speakers and lower-income families.
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Photo: Group picture for the Heroes campaign; Copyright: Mencap NI

Mencap NI: New inclusive cross community youth project launched

06/03/2019

A new EU PEACE IV funded youth project 'HEROES' for young people in Belfast, Fermanagh and Derry/Londonderry has been officially launched.
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Photo: Boy and a girl studying in their classroom; Copyright: panthermedia.net/alebloshka

Children with diabetes perform well in school

20/02/2019

On average, Danish children living with type 1 diabetes perform just as well in school as their classmates. This is the result of the largest study so far exploring how children with diabetes perform in school.
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