A man with Asperger’s asks parents with children on the spectrum to not hide them away nor let their children hide themselves away

What first comes to mind when you think of your life as a 12-year-old? Perhaps you got your first girlfriend or boyfriend? Your family moved to a flash new house? Or, maybe, you had it slightly harder and your parents got divorced. When I reflect on my life at 12, this is what I remember most: i

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iRights – wanting to protect children online but doing less than half the job. Very sad

iRights – wanting to protect children online but doing less than half the job. Very sad

iRights is an initiative in England to make the digital world a more transparent and empowering place for children and young people. It offers a universal framework of digital rights to help young people access digital technologies ‘creatively, knowledgeably and fearlessly’.

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New Freephone support service for family carers of people with learning disabilities - England

The Family Carer Support Service (FCSS) is now offering a Freephone service for family carers of people with learning disabilities.

The support service, which is run by Hft – the learning disabilities charity, will offer free telephone support, including from mobiles, between 8.30am and 4.30pm weekd

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