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Benefits for children with Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

16.01.19

In this blog we are going to look at Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children (under 16 years of age) who have autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). DLA is the only benefit specifically available to children with autism. However, once DLA is in payment, it may mean that their parent/carer can claim Carer’s Allowance


Life in our Bubble

Life in our Bubble: Time to Reflect

31.12.18

Our daughter’s watching The Muppet Christmas Carol.  She’s come back from a Snowman show with one of her PAs and is tired but unrelenting in her desire to keep the Christmas theme going. My partner and I had taken advantage of this outing to do something we couldn’t otherwise do before the holidays begin and


Preparing for your first meeting with us

12.12.18

If you are meeting a lawyer for the first time, it can be daunting and emotional, particularly if the meeting concerns important decisions, such as planning for the future and decision-making for your disabled child. We are there to guide you through the process, making it as easy as possible whilst addressing your worries and


Renaissance Legal expand to new premises

01.12.18

Renaissance Legal, the leading specialists in legal advice to families and carers of disabled and vulnerable people and their families, are moving to new premises. The firm, who recently won Excellence in Client Service at the Law Society Excellence Awards 2018, are moving to new offices in central Brighton in order to support the future growth


Life in Our Bubble I Let's Dance

Life in our Bubble: Let’s Dance

27.11.18

Our daughter’s away at respite. The months are winding down and soon she will be too old to go to the centre she’s been to every month for the last couple of years. It’s for young adults only. The time is nearing for more assessments, reviews, wrangling; more looking for another placement when in reality