Tag Archives: uncles

“It wasn’t like being back at school at all”

I’m going to introduce you to Brenda. Brenda, who is 61, has been married to Maurice for 43 years (congrats!) and together they have been raising their 12-year-old grandson and 10-year-old granddaughter, who both have Autistic Spectrum Disorders, for the … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day event with a difference

February 14th was a day to remember in Newcastle. Along with the flowers, cards and chocolates in circulation for Valentine’s Day, the love and commitment shown by kinship carers was celebrated at the launch of the Relative Experience Project. Almost … Continue reading

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Relative Experience Project takes off!

If you need help, who do you turn to?  I don’t mean help with the little day to day things but the big problems that can happen, the things that really cause you to worry.  Most of us turn to … Continue reading

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