Having a named contact for my children is crucial
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Having a named contact for my children is crucial

A mother explains why she believes that every person with a learning disability should have a go-to advocate in social services

My son and daughter have moderate learning disabilities and depend on myself and their dad. There are no other siblings. When I wake in the night, tuned in to the slightest of noises that could signal my son is experiencing a seizure, I find myself wondering who will be there to watch over him, and his sister, when we are no longer here?

Learning Disability Practice. 20, 5,12-12. doi: 10.7748/ldp.20.5.12.s14

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