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What Pride Means to Me

14th June 2022

Every June, people around the world wear rainbow flags and celebrate who they are. Massive parades line city streets and people come together under one banner: Love is Love.  But
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What Pride Means to Me

Every June, people around the world wear rainbow flags and celebrate who they are. Massive parades line city streets and people come together under one banner: Love is Love.  But
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No-fault divorce

On 6th April, the ‘no-fault divorce’ came into effect in the UK. MFON columnist Carly Jones MBE, shares how divorce affected her and why she welcomes this new development.   Unlike
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An Un-Smart Start to The Year

As a new year begins, many of us will be setting ourselves targets and challenges for the year ahead. MFON columnist Aoife Casson explains how young people with additional needs
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Carly’s Christmas message

As 2021 draws to a close, MFON columnist, Carly Jones MBE, reflects on BAPS, writing her new book, and shares what helps her to have a happy Christmas.    It’s December and as we snowball (pun
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What do dogs mean to me?

We’ve all heard reports that owning a pet can do wonders for your mental health, however pets also mean time and responsibility. Here, MFON columnist Aoife Casson shares what her
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Vaccinations and young people with SEND

This week, the news was announced that 12 to 15 year olds in England will be invited to have one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. MFON columnist Carly Jones MBE shares her views on vaccination for young people with SEND and
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Getting back to ‘normal’

As society begins to emerge out of the COVID-19 pandemic, MFON columnist, Carly Jones MBE, shares insights into her life and what ‘getting back to normal’ looks like for a
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Art therapy and lockdown

MFON monthly columnist, Carly Jones MBE, shares a walking tour of a centre in Berkshire which delivers art therapy support for young people with autism. The centre has remained open
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A Christmas like no other

Happy New Year fellow parents and carers. How was your Christmas? How are you feeling entering 2021? Are you relieved that 2020 is over and excited for what a new
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