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Moving home with SEND

Army families are adept at moving – however, you may need extra support if your child has additional educational needs. Around the UK If your child has been assessed by their local authority and given a for...
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Join FANDF’s spring event

The Forces Additional Needs and Disability Forum (FANDF) will hold its regional spring event on Wednesday, April 27 in Catterick. FANDF is a tri-service group for families who have a child or adult dependant ...

Quality time

If you have a child with a disability and/or additional needs, then SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity’s activity breaks for families might just be what your family needs. It’s an opportunity to spend quality time...

SEND and receive

Accessing support for children with special educational needs and/or a disability can take time and effort. Army life may further complicate matters but help is available. Jill Misson reports… WHEN a posting i...

Jack draws planes for armed forces charities

13-year-old Jack Berry from Sunderland is an aviation fanatic and has drawn planes creating a truly inspirational and informative book in aid of military charities including SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity. Ja...

Switching with SEND

As an army family, moving home can be a particular worry if you have a child with special educational needs and/or disability. The good news is that work is going on behind the scenes to help make the process r...

Our happy girl

Army life can be challenging for most of us, but it can be even more difficult for those families who are caring for a child with additional needs. Here, Andrea Baker tells us how her family have coped after th...