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Practical Tips for Effectively Accessing Public Services for your Disabled Child

Unfortunately many families struggle to access the education, social and health services for their children that they are legally entitled ...
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Update on the powers of a property and financial affairs Deputy

A recent case in the Court of Protection[i] has given property and financial affairs Deputies clarity about the extent of ...
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Brain injury at birth guide for parents

Being a new parent involves a huge learning curve but when you are told something is wrong with your baby ...
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England: New and Updated Government Covid-19 Guidance

Since the start of the epidemic the Government has produced a significant amount of guidance for schools, social services and ...
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Wales: School Transport Review Extended to 0-4 Year-Olds and Mileage Thresholds

Local authorities in Wales must make free travel arrangements for eligible children of compulsory school age, that is to say ...
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The Lessons We’ve Learned From Covid

Our Legal Rights Service provides families of children with brain conditions with help when facing difficulties accessing support services they ...
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Learning Your Child Has Cerebral Palsy – What Next?

Through years of representing inspirational children with brain injuries and working with their amazing families, I understand that in the ...
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Appeal To Parent Support Groups To Participate In Our Children’s Services Assessment Survey

Cerebra’s Legal Entitlement and Problem-solving Project (LEaP) is carrying out a research project with Professor Luke Clements, Cerebra Professor of ...
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Unlawful restrictions on the rights of disabled children with autism to social care needs assessments

Autism is classed as a disability and all children with disabilities have a right to an assessment of their needs. ...
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Autism: A Lack of Social Care Support

We recently published a post asking families in the Yorkshire area to get in contact if their child with autism ...
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