Blogs

Welcome to our blogs, where you can read real-life stories from the families we support.

If you would like to write a blog, we'd love to hear from you. Email web.team@contact.org.uk to find out more.

Please note that the opinions expressed on these blogs are the author's own views and not necessarily those of Contact.

Caring More Than Most: Miriam, Isaac and Naomi

Miriam Gwynne from Lanarkshirein Scotland is mum to nine-year-old twins Isaac and Naomi, who both have very different disabilities. Isaac has severe Autism, is non-verbal and has global development delay. He has neurofibromatosis type 1, a brain tumour and a visual impairment. Naomi has severe anxiety, autism and an eating disorder. Miriam’s husband also has autism and neurofibromatosis type 1.

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Caring More Than Most: Jennie and Ben

In this blog, mum Jennie talks about life with her five-year old son Ben, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy and needs 24 hours a day, 1-1 care.

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My child has got used to the exclusion we live with

In this parent blog, Sarah talks about her family's experience of isolation at the school gates. Please note that this blog might be upsetting to some parents.

Written by Contact at 16:59