Real life

My child has a chromosome disorder

After putting chromosome disorders in the spotlight this week, My Family, Our Needs brings you a personal story from mum Helen Burness. Helen blogs over at Measuring the Marigold, sharing
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Post-16 school transport

You may have seen this story all over social media and news channels back in March; mum Leanna Forse was forced to give up her job because she couldn’t afford
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Carers Rights Day – Missing Out

Today is Carers Rights Day and this year’s theme is Missing Out. Findings from research carried out by Carers UK shows that parents of children with additional needs are slower
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In the spotlight

Selective Mutism

This week, World Mental Health Day 2016 opened up discussions about mental health conditions. Today, we’re putting one of them under the spotlight – Selective Mutism.

Learning Disability Week – Friendships

It’s Learning Disability Week. This year, its celebrating friendships and relationships. When you hear the statistic that 33.7% of people with a learning disability are worried about being bullied, it’s
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