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#GettingOnBetter - Family Relationships

  The 'Getting on Better' cards in the Downloads section provide useful information about family relationships and how to reduce conflict.

'My children teach me the art of patience'

Deborah French has four children, two of whom have special educational needs. In this interview, she explains how she supports them day to day and describes the help she receives from others. Henry, 10, has ASD Deborah's son Henry is 10 years old and has autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Henry's…

'My learning disability'

Sinead Dobbin, 25 when interviewed, is a charity worker from Trafford. She goes to college and likes swimming, shopping and meeting her friends. Here she talks about life with a learning disability. "I work as an office assistant for United Response [a charity supporting people with learning disabilities].…

'My life with Asperger syndrome'

Michael Cooke, 22 when interviewed, has Asperger syndrome and lives at home with his parents and three brothers in Manchester. He works at an arts centre a few evenings a week and likes playing football. "I am a front-of-house assistant at Sale Waterside Arts Centre.…

'My son has autism'

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Deborah Packenham, from Barnet, has three children. Her youngest son, Johnny, 11, has autism. She describes her experience of caring for him as he grew up with the condition. "Johnny is my third child and he wasn't like the other two. He was much more…

Abortion: what happens

If you've decided to have an abortion, here's what you can expect.   If you are unable or do not wish to continue with a pregnancy, your GP or a doctor at a sexual health clinic will refer you to a clinic or hospital for an assessment. This is also where…

Abortion: where to go

If you're pregnant and considering an abortion, find out who to talk to and where and when an abortion can take place. If you're not sure whether you're pregnant, find out about doing a pregnancy test. How do I get an abortion? You need to be referred by…

Active Slough

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A programme of sport and physical activity! Regardless of age or ability there’s something for everyone. The Active Slough team aim to be the inspiration behind a healthier lifestyle for the local community through supporting organisations and groups in delivering cultural activities. Our role is…

Adapting or improving your home

Disability equipment and home adaptations can help you if you are disabled or an older person. If you, or a member of your family, are having difficulty getting around your home due to a physical disability, sensory impairment or old age, you can request an…

ADDISS

Welcome to ADDISS, The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service. We provide people-friendly information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to anyone who needs assistance - parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals. Whatever you're looking for in ADHD, we'll do our best…