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Covers the raising of disabled children and the parenting of all children by disabled parents and any adapted methods they may use.

Eight years of benefit cuts will cost some disabled lone parents

Some disabled lone parents will eventually lose more than 30 per cent of their income – more than £11,000 a year – as a result of eight years of government social security cuts, according to new research for the equality watchdog.

A new beginning for single dad Matthew and his kids

Matthew is a committed, loving father. But, like all parents do from time to time, he felt he wasn’t coping with the demands of raising three young kids as well as he’d like to.

“He ain’t special, he’s my brother” – Time to ditch the...

It is time we stopped describing disabled people as "special" and stopped calling their reasonable adjustment needs as "special needs" - it is offensive.

Boy with autism makes television debut in Netflix children’s show

A new show which has started on Netflix features a boy with Autism promoting a positive inclusion message for children and families.

How one family’s dream of a service dog came true

A family's journey of obtaining a service dog for their child with seizures, after initial knockbacks.

When parents disagree with doctors on a child’s treatment, who should...

The question of parental rights versus the opinion of medical doctors is an important one with disabled children or disabled adults with cognitive issues.

Supporting students with autism in the classroom: what teachers need to...

Advice for parents and teachers of Autistic children to cater for them in the school classroom.

If nature is so good for us, why aren’t all public...

It is strange that local authorities aren't making all parks and outdoor areas accessible given the good impact they have on our mental health.

School is not always a safe place for students with disability...

School teachers are struggling to adequately support students with complex needs and school environments allow abuse to occur.

Understanding the NDIS: how does the scheme view music therapy?

Can you get assistance for music therapy under the NDIS for primarily autistic children?

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