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Developing vulnerability blog series

Series: Developing Vulnerability – an introduction


Following our popular blog series on Transition, we have launched a new series on ‘developing vulnerability’. Our aim is to cover some of the issues that may be faced and offer practical advice for those people dealing with situations themselves or on behalf of an individual who is losing or may lack capacity. What do

Child Trust Fund Access Campaign

Child Trust Fund Access: we’ve been busy


Since our last update in November, our #ChildTrustFundAccess campaign has gained real momentum. As well as securing the support of Labour MP for Hove, we’re delighted to have the backing of local charity Families for Autism who we’re working with to help raise awareness of the campaign. MP Peter Kyle pledges his support  Labour MP

Benefits for Disabled Children – A Guide


In the first post of our new blog series on benefits, we have put together an overview of the range of social security benefits for disabled children. This is intended to be an overview of what’s available, and in future blogs we will be looking at each of the benefits in more depth. The internet is

Life in our Bubble

Life in our Bubble: Same But Different


The day I was introduced to a friend’s step daughter over 30 years ago is etched deeply in my mind. She was profoundly disabled and had a rare genetic condition. I had never met anybody like her before. I didn’t know how to be, how to communicate in a meaningful way with her, what to

Renaissance Legal Benefits Team

Renaissance Legal launches new benefits service


Renaissance Legal, specialists in legal advice to families and carers of disabled and vulnerable people, has announced the launch of a new service offering. The Brighton-based team welcome benefits experts Jayne Knights and Amy Swinnerton to its growing team, who will be offering both existing and new clients of the firm advice on benefits eligibility,