Comparison website for special needs services launched by charity consortium
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Comparison website for special needs services launched by charity consortium

23 Jan 2015 | Hugh Radojev

A coalition of social care charities has launched a TripAdvisor-style website, designed to help families with children who have special education needs and disabilities decide which services to pick. 

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