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As a visually impaired parent, getting the children to school was a particular consideration when choosing a school. But once the logistics were worked out, possibly unlike many parents, I felt the problem was solved. Parents have a legal obligati...
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⭐️DISABLED PARENTS - I HAVE A PLEA FOR HELP OF ANY FORM TO; •FIND A LAWYER THAT SPECIALISES IN HUMAN RIGHTS AND PUBLIC LAW I am a disabled single parent, been in receipt of Direct Payments since 2011. My circumstances have become so dire and...
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Sharon Platts, a visually impaired mother from Carshalton, talks to DPPI Information Officer, Shanta Everington, about her experience of service providers, how she would have valued peer support, and how the right attitude can make all the difference...
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Ian Popperwell, UK, writes about the attitudes and discrimination faced by disabled parents, and how he has tackled being a visually impaired father.
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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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Jackie Cairns, a visually impaired parent from Kirkcaldy, Scotland, talks to two other visually impaired mothers about their experiences of dealing with their children’s schools.
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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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Nicola Batty, a mother with Friedreich's ataxia from Manchester, UK, describes how her experience of parenthood has changed since her son Jack became a teenager.
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Lynne Hester, of Cambridge, a visually impaired parent, gave this presentation at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s conference- Partnership and Change: Maternity Services and Disabled Parents.
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Lynne Hester from Cambridge, UK, is visually impaired. Here she writes about her experience of coming through a relationship breakdown as a disabled parent.
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Rita S. Eggert, a visually impaired parent from New York, USA, writes about how her young son challenged the ignorance of a sighted mother. DPPI 12, 1995.
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Steve Pendleton, who lives in Rochester, Kent, UK and is a disabled father of three girls, concentrates on what he can do, rather than what he can’t do, in his parenting role .
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