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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I have a secret. The truth about how autism affected me. 

It may seem that I share a lot of personal stuff on here but psssst, come close....I'll tell you a secret - I don't share everything. I mentioned at the start of the year, I am going to give an honest account of our experience so that means letting you in on something I haven't …

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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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10 THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT BABY/ CHILD PROOFING FOR AN ASD CHILD.

I'm taking part in the SEND 30 Day Challenge.  Today, day 2 is titled 10 things you don't know about.  I'm going to focus this on monster-proofing. You may know this better as Baby-proofing / child safety. The two are similar but NOT the same, as other parents with ASD (and other) diagnosis' may also understand! Please note …

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