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Faith, Disability and Safeguarding National Conference

Protecting and promoting safeguarding and inclusion of disabled children and young people in faith-based and community settings Include Me TOO have organised this conference in partnership with Strengthening Faiths Institution of  with the support from several leading organisations in this field, NSPCC, Faith Forum London, Barnardo’s FGM Centre, Respond, SCWA (Stop Child Witch Accusation), Forced… Read more »

Callums Promise – Fun, Friendships and Adventures

Include Me TOO launched a new project Callum’s Promise which aims to increase Fun, Adventures and Friendships to disabled children and young people. The event was attended by many supporters and disability advocates which included Adam Pearson, Samantha Renke, Tanya Motie, Well Child’s Awards recipient Myles Sketchley, Sophie Walker Leader of the Women’s Equality Party … Read more »

Meet AJ Joshi – Our new Ambassador!

Include Me TOO are proud to announce that AJ Joshi has become our latest ambassador to support Include Me TOO joining Apache Indian and Chris Holmes MBE. Statement: “I am truly honoured to be an International Ambassador of this passionate and determined charity Include Me TOO making a real difference to many lives. The charity… Read more »

Dear Callum, I write this letter knowing you will never read it…

Dear Callum, I write this letter knowing you will never read it. however I am hoping the sentiments in this letter will travel through time and space and in the hearts and minds of other families who may find themselves in the circumstances we found ourselves experiencing 16 years ago today on 2nd October 1999…. Read more »

A Perfect Day – Having a disabled child does not mean…

Having a disabled child does not mean you do not also share perfect days. I celebrate each day with my children no matter how hard situations become particularly as Callum’s needs grow and he has grown up fast into a beautiful 15 year old loving son and younger brother. I refuse to let the additional life… Read more »

A Diwali Wish

Every child should be given the chance to grab life and the many opportunities available. However for many of us we have huge mountains to climb with our disabled children as we face continuous barriers and have endless challenges on clearing a path for our disabled child to belong in society, to belong in our… Read more »

My Son’s Journey – A New Beginning, Challenges and Hope

I have met so many single mothers of disabled children from all community backgrounds, religions, cultures. We have one thing in common trying to do the best for our children. I salute them all and reach my hand out to them in admiration and friendship.  I have also met many parents who are together and… Read more »

My Son’s Journey – The Epilepsy Warrior

This week has been Epilepsy Awareness Week and I am going to share a part of Callum’s journey which has a constant presence in his life. However we do not allow our unwelcome visitor Epilepsy to take over our lives although everything seems to cease upon Epilepsy’s visit, whilst we support our warrior Callum. There… Read more »