This resource produced by Down's Syndrome Scotland, provides information on babies with Down's Syndrome for grandparents, relatives and friends.
Episode of Woman's Hour in which research showing that families with disabled children still face prejudice in their communities is discussed. Tara Flood, the Director of ‘Alliance for Inclusive Education’, and Srabani Sen, the Chief Executive of ‘Contact a Family’ discuss the issues raised by this research.
Episode of Woman's Hour in which Lauren Booth and Tracey Smith from the National Association for Children of Alcoholics discuss whether enough is being done for the children of parents who misuse alcohol.
Series of articles describing the work of healthy living centres (HLCs) in Scotland and discussing how they can help communities change and grow and bring local people together to participate in new activities and opportunities.
Document which summarises and assesses the governments proposals regarding 'reasonable chastisement' and goes on to discuss the government's refusal to consult on the abolition of this defence as a prelude to a ban on physical punishment.
Report surveying the state of the school education system in Scotland and advocating greater power for parents and autonomy for schools as a means of improving standards in school education.
Archived Website of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission, the public body responsible for the child maintenance system in the UK.
Update: It was abolished in 2012 with responsibilities passing to the Department for Work and Pensions.
Episode 3 of this series in which Mariella Frostrup and guests, Christine Tufnell, Penny Mansfield, Nick Woodall and Elly Farmer, explore step-parenting and 'blended families' from the point of view of parents, children and society.
Report assessing whether shifting the balance of funding from institutions to children, as well as spending more, would better meet twenty-first century family needs. It assesses research on parental preferences and reviews how state child care is funded, the way it supports individual families and its impact on the private and voluntary sectors.
Desperate Midwives takes a fresh look at the emotionally intense, sometimes precarious, often hilarious work of midwives. The series is focused on the labour ward of Derby City General hospital and follows the midwives and the many different types of mums and births they deal with on a daily basis.