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Contact a Family - April

Read the latest newsletter from Contact a Family. Including details on Benefit guides, disabled children's charter and the crisis in care funding.  Read More »

Ealing Mencap - Summer Newsletter

Latest round up of all the news from Ealing Mencap including the presentation of Berge Kanikanian's Aktion T4 Awareness Project' at the House of Commons. Read More »

Ealing Mencap December Newsletter

Catch up on all the latest news from Ealing Mencap including a lovely review by Maurice Elliott for the I Love Thunder gig back in October. Read More »

Ealing Mencap Newsletter Autumn 2013

Latest edition of Ealing Mencap's Newsletter. Lots of information about current projects and an amazing fundraising story! Read More »

Ealing Mencap Spring 2013 Newsletter

Latest Newsletter from Ealing Mencap Read More »

TAC Bulletin June 2013

Latest newsletter from Peter Limbrick. Interesting article on keyworkers and the work of Team around the Child. Read More »

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Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA)
This fact sheet explains how this benefit works and who is eligible for it. Basically, EMA is for 16 to 19 year olds from lower income families in full time education, or on certain training courses, and funds some of their day to day expenses. Students are eligible for weekly payments, plus possibl... Read More
waving not drowning
A newsletter for parents of disabled children who work or want to work. Just e-mail Janet Mearns (Editor) on janet.mearns@workingfamilies.org.uk to receive a free newsletter. They also operate a free helpline on 020 7253 7243, e-forums, policy meetings and campaigns. Read More
Rough Guide to Disability Rough Guide to Disability
The brand new fourth edition of the Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is now available to view for free via the Zinio online reader . It’s packed with over 200 inspiring ideas for fantastic worry-free days out with reviews, hints and tips on some of the UK’s best attractions written by and for disab... Read More
TAC Bulletin June 2013 TAC Bulletin June 2013
Latest newsletter from Peter Limbrick. Interesting article on keyworkers and the work of Team around the Child. Read More
Autism-Friendly Bedroom
Some useful thoughts on helping to make your child's room helps them to get the rest they need. Read More
Three Blind Eyes
An exciting mystery set inthe early half of the 19th century about a young girl who is made to be the guide for a blind criminal Duke. Read More
Travel Support Card - TfL
The travel support card is suitable for independent young adults when they are travelling in London. They can use it on buses, trams, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), the Tube, London Overground, and at Victoria Coach Station. Read More
Government response to DLA reform consultation
The government have included this summary: The Coalition Government is committed to reforming Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to create a new benefit – Personal Independence Payment. We will create a benefit that is simpler to administer and easier to understand, is fair, and ... Read More
Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips & Strategies
Lots of tips and strategies from the parent of a boy with Aspergers. Widely acclaimed by parents and professionals. Read More
Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments
Series of videos about Personal Independence Payments from the Family Support Service. Read More