Children and young people
Are families of children with disabilities getting enough support?19 October 2012,
Even the parents of those with the greatest need still battle for the basics - despite all these goodwill programmes and policies, we are still not getting it right for these families.
The Voice of Young People and Families4 September 2012, Christine-Koulla Burke
Finding out what families want from life seems to be a recurring question.
School playing fields are vital for childrenâs emotional wellbeing and mental health20 August 2012,
We are taking away the very things we know can help children build resilience and lead mentally healthier lives – playing outdoors and participating in sports.
Anorexia treatment requires early intervention13 August 2012,
We believe treatment needs to go further to address the underlying emotional problems and not just issues relating to diet and health.
Life as one of the UKâs six million carers can be tough15 May 2012,
New research by the Carers Trust has suggested that a large number of unpaid carers are struggling without any support.
An Ordinary Life booklet1 May 2012
The booklet is based on the initial findings of a project called 'An Ordinary Life'. We called it this because many children and young people with complex health needs and/or who are dependent on medical technology find it very difficult to do ordinary things like going to the lcoal leisure centre or cinema, or visiting friends and family.
A book about me1 May 2012
The purpose of this booklet is for others to find out crucial information about a child or young person with high support needs in a short time-frame.
Mid-life women and mental health29 February 2012,
A new study suggesting that older mothers are more likely to suffer from depression than women who have children at a younger age.
Our first Innovation Lab in partnership with Comic Relief and Nominet Trust10 December 2011,
Technology is a tool many young people engage with as a non-stigmatising and confidential space and this will be the first time 16-25 year-olds will be involved in generating ideas around what they need.
Looking to the Future: Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities21 October 2011,
What issues affecting children and young people with learning disabilities today do you think should be explored? We’d love to know your views.