News and real-life stories

We’re here for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities, young carers and families. ​We’re on a mission to create a world where all kinds of kids have all kinds of opportunities. ​

A young girl plays in the rain.
26 Oct 2023

Our new look

Welcome to the new Kids brand. It’s all about positivity and empowerment. Celebrating individuality and speaking up for change.

18 Oct 2023

Kids’ response to the Disability Action Plan 2023-2024

Read our response to the Disability Action Plan. It's all about accessible playgrounds, assistive technology and digital inclusion.

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11 Oct 2023

Kids Manifesto for Change

Find out where Government action is needed to transform the lives of disabled children and young people.

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20 Jul 2023

Our position on early years

Read our position statement on early years.

A London Marathon runner is running. She is holding her hands up in the air and is laughing. She is wearing a blue vest with the old Kids logo on it. In the background there are other people running.
26 Apr 2023

Congratulations to our London Marathon runners

Team Kids ran the London Marathon and raised £52,736 for disabled children, young people and their families.

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22 Mar 2023

Family Support Online

Find out about our new service for parents and carers of disabled children and young people in England.

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2 Mar 2023

Our response to the SEND Improvement Plan

The Government's Plan does not begin to match up to the scale of the challenges. Read our full response.

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17 Nov 2022

Autumn Statement comment from Kids Chief Executive, Katie Ghose

The Government’s decision to increase benefits in line with inflation will provide some relief to families of disabled children currently struggling to cover daily costs.

13 Oct 2022

‘Spend pennies now to save pounds later’

Kids CEO Katie Ghose shares three ways the charity sector can adapt to unprecedented economic changes.

A young person and a staff member are standing with their arms over each other's shoulders. The young person is a wearing a grey t-shirt while the staff member is wearing an orange one. Both are wearing caps.
1 Oct 2022

The Big Give 2022

Help Kids support the mental health and wellbeing of families with disabled children.

A child is standing outside, holding a brown leaf close to his face. He is wearing face paint and glasses.
30 Aug 2022

Summer activities at Kids: 2022 highlights

Find out what children and young people have been up to this summer.

A boy is sitting around a table with a staff member. He is playing with a flat object that is obscured by the light. The staff member is looking at him.
25 Jul 2022

Kids Responds to SEND Review

The current education and support system for children and young people with SEND does not work. The Government needs to build on the SEND reforms of 2014, but this time reforms should be resourced, implemented and enforced.