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“Breaking Point”

10 years ago I was part of a group of parents campaigning locally to save the local children’s respite centres from closure. These were establishments that offered families of disabled children an overnight break from caring for their child. One … Continue reading

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A Square Peg

Ten years ago I started writing a book about G. I called it “A Square Peg” It’s still sitting in a file on my computer, I never did get it published. It got rejected from one publisher and I lost … Continue reading

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“Letting Go”

I braced myself yesterday for the new Rosa Monckton Documentary “Letting Go”  I was hoping that this one would give a more balanced view than her previous programmes. I began to lose hope when I heard her on radio 4’s … Continue reading

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It’s a Bugs Life!

Much of my recent work has been around participation and involvement of families (and people who use social care, health and education services – children and adults) I’m passionate about participation, I honestly see it as the best way forward. … Continue reading

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Not in our name

G has been in receipt of Disability Living Allowance since he was around three years old, he’s now almost twenty two. There was a bit of a battle in the beginning. We had to get the country’s leading expert on … Continue reading

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