Giving the family much needed respite

Harry's mum June, talks about the impact of short breaks on the family. Read more

Taking on a 100mile cycle ride for KIDS

Josie is taking on the popular RideLondon cycling challenge from London to Surrey. She talks about why she signed up and how her training is going. Read more

Supporting a family through the EHCP process

How our Richmond & Kingston team were able to support a family to achieve a successful EHCP application Read more

My top fundraising tips

Andy is one of 40 people taking part in the London Marathon this year and is sharing his best fundraising tips. Read more

"We are forever grateful for the support KIDS has given Ollie"

Cliodhan's son Ollie, has Down’s Syndrome and was supported by KIDS in the early stages of his life. Read more

Making the most of family time at Christmas

Josh (27) has profound, multiple disabilities and Charlotte (20) Rett Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects brain development. Their mum Sue, who is retiring after 20+ years working for KIDS, reveals why quality time is important at Christmas and the challenges that Josh and Charlotte face during the holidays. Read more

Counting our blessings everyday

James has Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a life-threatening condition which causes him to have severe epilepsy and can have up to 30 seizures every day. His mum writes about why he is a miracle and the first time he 'said Mum. Read more

Learning to manage expectations during Christmas

Joshua's mum writes about the challenges they face every Christmas as he grows and develops. Read more

The transition to Christmas is the hardest for Christina

Christmas can be a very challenging time for Christina and her family. Read about their coping strategies and successful trips to see Santa Read more

Balancing tradition and familiarity during Christmas

Isla, has a very rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9 Mosacism (T9M). She can’t walk or talk and suffers from severe global development delay. Her mum writes about the challenges that Christmas brings for Isla and why home is her favourite place to be Read more