Kindred exists to support parents of children with complex needs

E-PAtS and positive support for Kindred families

Kindred, along with NHS Lothian and Tizard, University of Kent , has recently started to offer Early Positive Approaches to Support (E-PAtS) groups to families, developed for parent/carers of a child aged 0 to 5 years with learning disability, global developmental delay or autism.

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Author: Mel grenfell

Toni's Fundraiser

This is the story of a Kindred fundraising parent, Toni McGovaney Stewart, who tells us why she supports Kindred through fundraising

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Jargon buster

Translating technical terms around your child's health, education, benefits and rights into simple language

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A six month snapshot of our Kindred service April to September 2022

472

parents supported  (65% have a child with very complex needs)

£111,250

raised in grant funding for aids and equipment

£1,749,960

raised in benefits for families

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