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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. ​

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News
8 Feb 2024

Our response to the Disability Action Plan

The Government has released its long-awaited Disability Action Plan. Read our response.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, Maria Miller MP, and Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of Kids sit with children at Kids' Basingstoke Nursery
News
19 Jan 2024

The Prime Minister visits Kids nursery

Rishi Sunak's visit to our Basingstoke nursery provided an opportunity to experience a truly inclusive setting. Read more.

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News
30 Dec 2023

Kids annual review | 2022-23

Find out how we've created life-changing opportunities for children and young people with SEND.

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News
18 Dec 2023

Our 2023 recap

See how we've been breaking down barriers for children and young people with SEND.

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News
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.

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.
News
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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News
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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News
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.
News
30 Aug 2022

Summer activities at Kids: 2022 highlights

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

Three young people are at a Pride parade, holding a giant banner which reads 'Loud Mouths - get your facts straight or don't say owt'. The banner is decorated with colourful elements. In the background there are other people marching.
News
11 Jul 2022

Kids Loud Mouths group wins another three years of funding

The National Lottery has awarded Kids Yorkshire with three years of funding to continue the incredible work of our Young Person’s Participation Group, Loud Mouths.

Previous Chair Stephen Unwin, CEO Katie Ghose, and current chair Diana Sutton are standing together in front of a red background. They are wearing smart clothes and are smiling.
News
4 Jul 2022

Kids welcomes new Chair Diana Sutton

Kids is delighted to announce the appointment of Diana Sutton as its new Chair of Trustees.

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News
11 Mar 2022

Kids’ strategy for 2022-2027

Find out about Kids' new strategy and what it means for disabled children, young people and their families.