Carers Allowance. The Reality

My partner came home from work a few days ago and told me about a heated debate he'd been listening to on the radio regarding Carers Allowance. There appears to be a misconception that anyone can claim it, and that people do so when they don't need to. If you want to get my blood …

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Autism-proofing – The quirky way!

Sometimes when things break in our home they do so in a way that makes our home safer for our autistic son. Now I'm not suggesting y'all go around breaking things to autism-proof your home but sometimes there is a silver lining when things go kaput! There are several examples that spring to mind in …

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The Love of A Brother.

Increasing the size of your family is one of the biggest life changing decisions anyone takes. Deciding to increase the size of your family when you already have a child with special needs, in our case nonverbal autism is an epic decision. We already live in a challenging world, a world of unknowns but bringing …

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Letter to my sons nursery SENCO

Dear Hannah, Before you rush off on your secondment to manage another nursery, I wanted to let you and everyone else know how much my family have valued you, particularly over recent months with the dreaded EHCP process.  The Monster started at the nursery you work at as a two year old. We knew back …

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Dear Prime Minister…

Dear Theresa May PM, Presumably, you get many hundreds of letters with regards to state benefits. I feel compelled to write following some unexpected situations life has thrown at our family. Let me explain... I'm educated to degree level with a Business Management degree and over a decade of post-graduate work experience where I worked …

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