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SEND, Transition and Outcomes for Young People

The transition period is a difficult time. Young people have enough going on in their lives, so to be poorly and/or disabled just adds another dimension. Then when you factor in the change from children’s to adult’s services, it’s a…

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The Listening Project: Living While Dying

Earlier this year I went to the BBC studios to do a recorded conversation for The British Library and BBC Radio 4 as part of The Listening Project. It will be archive for many years to come in The British Library. Mum…

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Jeans for Genes Day 2014

Today, Friday 19th September 2014, is Jeans for Genes day. Jeans for Genes is an annual fundraiser for Genetic Disorders UK to change the world for those living with genetic disorders. People pay to wear jeans at school or work…

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Turning 21 – The Journey into Adulthood

Sunday 14th September 2014 - It’s my 21st birthday on the 2nd October, and I am truly grateful I am here to reach this milestone. Every birthday is a milestone for us, but turning 21 is a huge one. For someone…

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Personal Health Budgets

6th September 2014I recently transitioned over to a Personal Health Budget from Social Services Direct Payments and we are still sorting out the funds and what I need as my needs are increasing greatly year on year. Direct Payments worked…

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