CEO’s response to new National Disability Strategy

Caudwell Children CEO Trudi Beswick at the Caudwell International Children's Centre in Staffordshire

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has today announced the Government’s new National Disability Strategy. This follows a commitment from the Prime Minister in 2019. You can read the strategy and the pledges within it here. What is the National Disability Strategy? The strategy sets out the actions the Government will take to improve […]

CEO’s response to new autism strategy in England

Caudwell Children CEO Trudi Beswick at the Caudwell International Children's Centre in Staffordshire, the UK's first autism-friendly, purpose built centre.

A new autism strategy for England has been published today – setting out how the Government will support autistic people between now and 2026.   This new strategy sets out several new commitments that could have a positive impact on the lives of autistic people across England.   You can read the full strategy, and the commitments within it, […]

Caudwell Children’s donation plea to support ‘forgotten’ disabled children

Caudwell Children CEO Trudi Beswick during a recent workshop for children at the Caudwell International Children's Centre, Keele

Caudwell Children has issued a donation plea after publishing a report revealing an alarming reduction in disabled children’s access to vital services and facilities during the pandemic. The national disability charity has been supporting disabled children from across the UK during the pandemic, and has carried out a survey of families to find out more […]

Caudwell Children’s exclusive charity gala heads to the Algarve in August

Quinta do Lago

Caudwell Children has confirmed plans to expand its fundraising efforts with an exclusive event on the Algarve this summer. The charity raises hundreds of thousands every year at its star-studded Butterfly Ball in London to support disabled children. Now Caudwell Children has announced that it will launch a plush event hosted by Peter Andre at […]

Funded autism assessments on offer at Caudwell Children’s award-winning centre

Caudwell International Children's Centre offers fully-funded autism assessments

A national children’s charity has today announced that they have received funding to provide multi-disciplinary autism assessments, diagnostic feedback and 12 months of post-diagnostic support to eligible children living in the UK. Caudwell Children, who launched their innovative new autism service in 2019, have a dedicated clinical team delivering child-centred assessments in their purpose-built centre […]

Caudwell Children partnership helps cut autism assessment waiting time in South Staffordshire

Image shows the Caudwell International Children's Centre - the headquarters of disability charity Caudwell Children.

A partnership involving Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) and charity Caudwell Children is helping to address autism assessment waiting times for young people and their families in South Staffordshire. For the last 12 months MPFT’s Children and Young People’s Autism Service has been working with Caudwell Children to offer Autism Spectrum Disorder assessments to […]

Sportswear brand Vivendi Apparel partners with Caudwell Children

Activewear brand Vivendi Apparel has pledged to use the power of sport to transform the lives of disabled children by partnering with charity Caudwell Children. Caudwell Children will become Vivendi Apparel’s official charity partner in a move that will see the disability charity receive funds raised by the brand’s events and donations from sales of […]

‘See the child, not the disability’ – Trudi Beswick addresses United Nations panel

As part of Caudwell Children’s ongoing strategic partnership with Jasdev Singh Rai and the Sikh Human Rights Group, on Friday 5 March, Caudwell Children’s CEO Trudi Beswick was once again honoured to be invited to deliver a statement to the United Nations Human Rights Council Panel Discussion on Disabilities. The theme for this panel discussion was the obligation […]

Caudwell Children response to the 2021 Budget

Caudwell Children CEO, Trudi Beswick pictured at the Caudwell International Children's Centre

Trudi Beswick responds to the measures set out in the Budget – March 3 2021. “While there are lots of announcements to help stimulate the economic recovery from COVID-19, it’s disappointing that lots of families with disabled children continue to be excluded from the uplift in Universal Credit, as announced in today’s Budget by the […]