48 episodes

Advice and information podcasts from Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. Covering everything from disability benefits, special education, health and diagnosis, and accessing social care.
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The helpful podcast for families with disabled children Contact

    • Government

Advice and information podcasts from Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. Covering everything from disability benefits, special education, health and diagnosis, and accessing social care.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Seven reasons why you should claim Child Disability Payment in Scotland

    Seven reasons why you should claim Child Disability Payment in Scotland

    Contact parent adviser Derek gives seven good reasons why parents in Scotland should claim the benefit Child Disability Payment.
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    • 4 min
    Seven reasons to claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

    Seven reasons to claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

    Updated March 2024
    Our parent adviser Derek explains why claiming Disability Living Allowance can be a gateway onto more financial help.


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    • 4 min
    A conversation with Ramou from Peterborough Family Voice

    A conversation with Ramou from Peterborough Family Voice

    Contact Associate Laura talks to Ramou from Peterborough Family Voice parent carer forum about reaching the work they do reaching out to different communities in the area.
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    • 26 min
    Moving onto Universal Credit

    Moving onto Universal Credit

    This podcast episode looks at the different ways that someone might move onto Universal Credit.
    Transcript: https://contact.org.uk/help-for-families/information-advice-services/other-ways-to-get-advice/the-helpful-podcast-for-families-with-disabled-children/moving-onto-universal-credit-podcast-transcript/

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    • 4 min
    What should you do if you receive a Universal Credit managed migration notice?

    What should you do if you receive a Universal Credit managed migration notice?

    This episode is about what you should do if you receive a managed migration notice from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) telling you that your existing legacy benefits are ending and you need to claim Universal Credit.
    Transcript: https://contact.org.uk/help-for-families/information-advice-services/other-ways-to-get-advice/the-helpful-podcast-for-families-with-disabled-children/what-should-you-do-if-you-receive-a-universal-credit-managed-migration-notice-podcast-transcript/

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    • 6 min
    Tube feeding with Fledglings

    Tube feeding with Fledglings

    Our Fledglings shop sells clothing, products and equipment to help children and adults with all kinds of disability, condition or area of difficulty. And our new tube feeding range of clothes is no different.
    In this episode, Contact's Head of Commerce Lisa talks to our Wales Information and Networking Coordinator, Mandy, about products to help your child.
    You can also watch this conversation on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/j72GXr8KLwY

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    • 23 min

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