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ONLINE CAMHS wellbeing information session for parents and carers on eating disorders & how to support children & young people with them February Session

Created On: 02/01/2021
10am to 11:30am Wed, 10 February 6pm to 7:30pm Wed 24th Feb
You do NOT need to be open to CAMHS or CHUMS to access these sessions. The sessions are available to parents & carers of children & young people who are registered with a Bedfordshire or Luton GP.  The sessions are for parents/carers and siblings over…

Carers UK

Created On: 01/01/2021
Across the UK today 6.5 million people are carers, supporting a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill. That’s 1 in 8 adults who care, unpaid, for family and friends. Within our lifetime, there will be 9 million carers. Our loved ones are…

Autism is part of who I am

Created On: 01/01/2021
Starting school, securing your first job, and accepting who you are present a challenge for most people. Here, Aoife Casson shares her personal journey from struggling to receive a diagnosis, to learning how to accept that her autism is part of her unique identity. Early life Growing…

Can I learn to drive if I have a disability?

Created On: 01/01/2021
Having a disability doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t drive – there are various modifications that can be designed to help make your driving, or travelling experience as comfortable as possible, depending on your needs. If you are disabled and want to learn how to…

Your opportunity-help for 18-24 Yr olds (Family Fund)

Created On: 01/01/2021
What is Your Opportunity? Family Fund supports families living across the UK who are who are raising a disabled or seriously ill child or young person. As part of our grant support, we run a small scheme called Your Opportunity that supports disabled and seriously ill young…

Emotional Resilience-prioritising self care

Created On: 01/01/2021
Aimee is a mum to three children, a blogger, Podcaster and Mentor for parents, like her, whose children have additional needs and disabilities. Aimee runs live and virtual workshops focusing on advocacy and prioritising self care. Aimee’s oldest son, Freddie, has a rare de novo…

Benefits and Finance

Created On: 01/01/2021
TYPES OF BENEFIT Benefits for disabled children are complex. The following is a guide to some benefits which parents or carers who care for disabled children should be aware of. Additionally, there is a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged…