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  1. Carer's Credit

    Carer’s Credit You could get Carer’s Credit if you’re caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week. Carer’s Credit is a National Insurance credit that helps with gaps in your National Insurance record. Your State Pension is based on your National Insurance record.…
  2. Case Studies for Short Breaks and Universal Services

    Case Studies for Short Breaks and Universal Services In this section you will find case studies from disabled young people, service providers and parents about services they have accessed and young people that have been empowered to access services and social activities to enrich their…
  3. Local Offer Review Board- Minutes and Reports

    The purpose of the board is to ensure the Local Authority is carrying out its statutory responsibilities to prepare, develop and review its Local Offer and to ensure the Local Offer is collaborative, accessible, comprehensive, upto date and transparent. The Board also acts as the Steering…
  4. 3-11 years: Understanding children's fears

    It is common for young and growing children to become frightened of people, events or possible disasters during childhood.  Usually, these worries don't last for long because children understand things better as they get older. Sometimes a fear becomes so strong that it stops a…
  5. 3-11 years: Self esteem and confidence building

    Self-esteem and confidence are important.  When children feel good about themselves, they tend to be happier, try harder and do better in school.  They also have more friends, cope with any setbacks and fewer problems as teenagers. Children thrive when they feel successful and important…
  6. 3-11 years: Helping your child to learn

    You are the most important teacher in your child's life - you can really make a difference to their learning.  the value praise from you more than from anyone else - and it gives them the confidence they need to achieve.  Sharing new experiences and…
  7. 3-11 years: Helping your child to be happy

    As your child grows up, they become more independent, but they need your love and care as much as ever.  Friends, teachers and other people become important to them.  But parents are still the most important people in a child's life!  They love having your…
  8. 3-11 years: Getting your child to school

    One of the most important things can do for your child's future is make sure they go to school.  Missing school means missing out on learning and social life.  the more they miss, the harder it is to go back.  Children avoid school for many…
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