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Della Sharpe, a mother with cerebral palsy, from Swindon, UK, writes about making the decision to have a second child after experiencing a head injury.
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Edris Miller, from Southampton, UK, describes her experience of adopting as a blind mother. This article first appeared in the Southern Daily Echo (UK) on Wednesday 3 October 2007.
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I am a 35-year-old wheelchair user living in Hertfordshire, UK. I am very lucky to have been born into a family that experienced disability and came out the other side rebelling. My mother is a wheelchair user as a result of polio. My disability...
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Sylvia Norton, an adoption social worker from Luton Social Services, Luton, UK, describes her experience of working with Deaf adopters.
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Joan Roome, Trish Mensah and Jenny Mortimer from the Family Placement Team, Bristol social services, UK describe a new initiative to recruit deaf and disabled foster carers.
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I am severely disabled and terminally ill single parent. Child not involved with Father either. Long story but after finally complaining to Adult Social Services that my needs are firstly going to be to prioritise my 10 yr old child’s care, which is...
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Hello! My name is Olivia and I am a journalist and radio producer at the BBC. I am working on a story about infertility. I want to hear from women with different perspectives about their experiences, how best to support women going through this and h...
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