Families



Foster Care Fortnight: why we care

Ahead of Foster Care Fortnight, run by The Fostering Network, one disabled foster carer shares her experience of why she cares to encourage others to get involved.



Medical cannabis: the power of plants

January 2021 saw the UK leave the EU; this move will soon mean families will no longer have access to medicinal cannabis to support children with chronic epilepsy. Lorne Gillies investigates the impact of Brexit and continued stigma around a vital medicine.


Education: the call for fair assessments

As exam results are replaced by grades based on teacher assessments, leading charities for people who are D/deaf/HoH, blind or visually impaired are calling for assurances that 300,000 pupils aren’t treated unfairly.