NEWS

World Autism Week

This week (30th March – 5th April 2020) is World Autism Week. Autism is a condition which means a person’s brain works differently to other people’s and affects the way they experience the world around them. The term autism does not refer to one specific condition but instead refers to a wider group of conditions…


Still Here for Carers

  We have been receiving some heartbreaking calls from carers who are really struggling at the moment. They aren’t able to get to the support groups, take the breaks or have the respite that usually keep them going. There may be extra children in the house off school, or adults working from home. The total and sudden…


Coronavirus (COVID-19) – resources for parents

We know that juggling the needs of different people is something that carers already do on a daily basis. But with the schools closed there may be one or more extra people around the house to think about. Here are a few things which might help over the coming weeks, as we work to control…


Coronavirus (COVID-19) – resources for young carers

Schools are closed, it’s all over the news, so chances are you’ve probably heard about the outbreak of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19). All the information that’s out there can sometimes feel a bit overwhelming, so we’re publishing a round up of some of the top information sources we’ve seen explaining what Coronavirus is and how…