"My main goal is to encourage young people to believe in themselves because there may not be anyone else in their lives doing that"

Friday 18 May 2018 / Young people, Families
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How Charlotte, Mental Health expert, is helping young people who have suffered trauma and other serious issues

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I’ve seen funding for our services cut massively, so I’m running the marathon to try and help fill the gap

Wednesday 11 April 2018 / Fundraising
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Alison is running the marathon to coincide with her 20th anniversary of working for Action for Children & funding cuts.

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Why short breaks services are vital for children with autism and other complex needs

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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A lot of the children we support here at West-Hyde have learning disabilities as well as autism.

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"We provide a home away from home at Camden Short Breaks"

Thursday 29 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Our short breaks service provides an opportunity for disabled children to gain independence, learn new skills & have fun

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Autism Awareness Week 2018 - Kausar and Daniyal's Story

Wednesday 28 March 2018 / Disabled children and young people
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Early intervention helped lead to Daniyal being diagnosed with autism mutism and get support from Action for Children...

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"Without the support I had, I would be 6 feet under now, or I’d be in a padded cell"

Friday 09 March 2018 / Families
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A few years ago Tina's mental health took a turn for the worst and it almost had devastating effects on her children

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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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I am thrilled to be involved in a project where I can see directly that my money goes towards paying Pam and Lucy, and exactly what they do

Monday 02 October 2017 / Families, Fundraising
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Cathy Wall went to meet two support workers at her local children's centre. Find out how they are helping children.

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“I think we prevent an awful lot of children from being really damaged further down the line just by being there earlier.”

Monday 18 September 2017 / Families, Young people
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Anne-Marie is one of our family support practitioners. You might recognise her from our new TV advert.

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