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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people
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Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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Lifesaving first aid tips for parents and carers

Posted by Train Aid /

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families
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When an emergency strikes, you need to know what to do for your child. Learn some basic lifesaving skills here.

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Time to ask, just how worried are Minister's about the gap?

Tuesday 05 December 2017 / Early intervention, Inequality
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The gap between disadvantaged children and their peers just isn't closing quickly enough.

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Investing in the future?

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Thursday 23 November 2017 / Government spending
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Rumours were rife that the Chancellor was planning a shift in focus around younger generations and the future.

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OUR REACTION TO THE BUDGET NOVEMBER 2017

Posted by AfC Policy and campaigns /

Wednesday 22 November 2017 / Government spending
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"...we have heard nothing in today’s Budget that indicates help may be on the way."

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