Supporting young people through transition

Guidance for practitioners supporting young people through transition. Building independence through planning for transition is a quick guide for practitioners supporting young people as they go through transition. It has
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Mental health support for new parents

Mental health support for new parents is vital, says the Local Government Association. New mothers and fathers should be given advice and information about the importance of their mental health
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Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week

It’s Chromosome Disorder Awareness Week so My Family, Our Needs is shining the spotlight on Unique – The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group. It is a UK-based charity who offers
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Advice about SEND education

My Family, Our Needs has been featuring questions sent in from parents needing help with their disabled child’s education. Thanks to the advice of SEND lawyer Ed Duff, Senior Associate Lawyer
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Ask the expert – SEND lawyer

Recently, My Family, Our Needs asked readers to send in any questions they had about their child or young person’s education so that our SEND lawyer, Ed Duff could answer
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In the Spotlight – Family Fund

As well as turning the spotlight on conditions such as cystic fibrosis, asthma and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), My Family, Our Needs will also be shining a light on organisations
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Disabled people and voting

Talk of politics is pretty unavoidable at the moment in the lead up to the next General Election taking place on the 8th June. But what does it mean for
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Undiagnosed Children’s Day

Undiagnosed Children’s Day is a nationwide event to raise awareness of children with undiagnosed genetic conditions, also known as syndromes without a name. My Family, Our Needs has teamed up
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Faltering growth consultation

NICE has published the draft guideline on ‘Faltering growth’ for consultation. Faltering growth refers to a child not putting on weight as would normally be expected for their age and sex.
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