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Planning for the Future to Protect your Child with Autism

03.04.19

Thinking about a time when you may not be here to support your children can be frightening for parents. If you have a child with autism, their future can be especially difficult to think about as they may have varying needs throughout their lifetime.  It is natural to worry about how your child will manage


Down’s Syndrome and Decision Making at 18

20.03.19

By Katherine Miller Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week (18th – 24th March) and World Down Syndrome Day (21st March) are focusing on challenging society’s misconceptions about Down’s Syndrome and highlighting that a person with Down’s Syndrome should have the same opportunities as everyone else in every area of life. The Down’s Syndrome Association highlights that ‘Adults


Downs Syndrome Benefits and Work

18.03.19

By Jayne Knights To coincide with Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week 18th – 24th March, this blog concentrates its benefits beady eye on how people with Down’s Syndrome can work without sabotaging or losing any benefits they receive. The benefit rules, of course, apply to anyone, people with Down’s Syndrome are just as likely to be


What is a Personal Injury Trust?

19.02.19

By Katherine Miller A trust is an arrangement where assets are transferred to a small group of people for them to hold for the benefit of others. A personal injury trust is any trust that holds money or assets that came from an award of damages or compensation for any personal injury. This can include