Monday 01 September at 09:15

The biggest education reforms in a generation for children and young people with special educational needs have come into law today (Monday 1 September).

The new Children and Families Act will offer simpler, improved and consistent help for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

As well as protecting the schools budget, it

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Friday 29 August

A mum who went to Boots for almond oil to help tackle a build-up of earwax claims she was left in agony after staff sold her a powerful solvent by mistake.

Valerie Crossan, 49, had to go to hospital after putting acetone – the active ingredient used in nail polish remover and paint thinner – in her lugs.

And she claims medics at Paisley’s Royal Alexandra Hospital

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