children

Have our special needs children been considered this lockdown?

A tutor who works with children with autism spectrum disorder has spoken about the challenges she has faced working during lockdown. Jennifer Nodwell has been working with nine-year-old Freddie with autism spectrum disorder for five years. She said: “It’s been really hard for Freddie to come to school during lockdown, just having to wash his […]

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Manchester author releases new book about childhood cancer battle

A Manchester author has written a book about her brave battle against cancer as an 8-year-old child. Samantha Wilson now 50, has just published ‘Reluctant Rebels: My family’s fight for my survival’. After her diagnosis in the 1970s, Samantha went through a journey of pain and suffering through into her teenage years.Samantha said: “The journey […]

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Duchess of Cambridge – Manchester parents are facing loneliness during the Pandemic

Half a million UK parents are feeling “cut off” from support, says the Duchess of Cambridge. In deprived areas 33% of parents are less likely to have had experienced this support than elsewhere in the UK. The Duchess said it has been a “challenging” year for families. And one parent from Manchester said: “I am […]

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