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Families with disabled children 'face blame culture' when seeking help

BBC: Families with disabled children 'face blame culture' when seeking help Parents of disabled children face a culture of blame when attempting to seek help, a report has found. Research examining ...

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Respite for complex child aged 13

Hi everyone We are looking for a respite carer for our daughter. It has become impossible now to take her on family days out and holidays due to her behaviour. Her siblings are suffering in the long ...

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Advice on finding a carer for a child with complex needs

Hi, Does anyone have any advice on the best place to find a reputable carer for a child with severe disabilities? We found our previous carer through our physio and she is amazing but has just told ...

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I need help finding overnight home carers for my disabled niece on Friday nights. Where do I start?

I’ve joined this community to help find some overnight home carers for my disabled niece on Friday nights who lives in Clevedon. Where do I start? Any help would be much appreciated.

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Hi, my name is donnasykes! Could my carer stay with me and claim their own benefits?

Can my carer live with me and claim there own benefits as in winter I struggle more and my carer lives quite far away so sometimes stays in winter 3 nites a wk but I need more help now so cud my carer ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 31 Aug 2021

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Finding employment

Has anyone else with Asperger syndrome experienced difficulty finding work? Since I left my highly-paid position within local government in 2007 - mainly because of a bullying supervisor - I have ...

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needing help to claim pip as a carer

been a carer for 12 year for my husband but having problems with arthritis i don,t know if i should claim pip or how to make sence of the form with the contradictions you face fill it in with or own ...

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Are there are clubs or places to take children with ADHD on holiday? Can you get any reductions?

Hi, i'm carer for my husband and child was wondering if there is any clubs or anything would be good or any places take children with ADHD on holiday resorts. Is there any reductions or anything you ...

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Struggling new mother, expected healthy baby, disabled baby

Hello, My daughter is 6.5 months old and its been torture since day 1. I was expecting a healthy baby, the birth was complicated, she had very bad jitters, wouldn't/couldn't feed, I struggled to ...

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Which "wins"? Single-sex groups and opposite sex carer...

Hi! First time posting so please accept my apologies for any errors or omissions in advance! I'm a disabled mum and one of the few benefits of the pandemic has been that I could join a (free of ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 9 Jun 2021

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