June 9, 2020

Innovative ways to use funding during COVID-19

The Ministry of Health announced Carer Support Funding can be used for anything that gives you a break from your carer responsibilities. Below is some information from their website.   Carer Support […]
May 8, 2020

Food allergies & intolerances

By Lisa Pirihi – Support Parent Coordinator for Parent to Parent  Food Allergies and Intolerances An allergy occurs when the body’s immune system reacts to a […]
March 2, 2020

Employment and disability

By Louise Ratcliffe BSc(hons). Support and Information Team Leader  The draft Disability Employment Action1 plan was put out for consultation from 25th November 2019 through to 21st February 2020.  […]
February 13, 2020

Quality of the sibling relationship

A new study reveals having a sibling with an intellectual disability provides an opportunity for a better-quality sibling relationship with higher levels of empathy and closeness, […]