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“His hours have been getting cut every week, and next time he might not get any”: supporting families during the coronavirus pandemic

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Kim was told about the Action for Children emergency fund to ensure the family could continue to put food on the table.

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Why short breaks services are vital for children with autism and other complex needs

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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A lot of the children we support here at West-Hyde have learning disabilities as well as autism.

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"We provide a home away from home at Camden Short Breaks"

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Our short breaks service provides an opportunity for disabled children to gain independence, learn new skills & have fun

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Autism Awareness Week 2018 - Kausar and Daniyal's Story

Wednesday 28 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Early intervention helped lead to Daniyal being diagnosed with autism mutism and get support from Action for Children...

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Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people
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Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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