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Jane Gregory
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I'm a freelance journalist writing for women's magazines & newspapers, & parent/carer for an adult with autism. Get in touch if you have a story to share!
I'm a freelance journalist writing for women's magazines & newspapers, & parent/carer for an adult with autism. Get in touch if you have a story to share!

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My Research Study: Autoethnography of Parenting a Daughter whose Complex Disability was Diagnosed in her Adulthood
I completed an MSc, The Applied Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities, at Portsmouth University last year. My dissertation is an autoethnography on my experiences of parenting Chrissy. It received a Distinction and has now been published by the Centre for...

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My Research Study: Autoethnography of Parenting a Daughter whose Complex Disability was Diagnosed in her Adulthood
I completed an MSc dissertation, The Applied Psychology of Intellectual Disabilities, at Portsmouth University last year. It's an autoethnography on my experiences of parenting Chrissy. It received a Distinction and has now been published by the Centre for ...

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How we Overcame the Barriers to Move Chrissy into the Community
An update on overcoming the barriers we faced in finding suitable housing for Chrissy when she was discharged from the assessment & treatment unit was published by The Centre for Welfare Reform The Government’s personalisation agenda offers people with a le...

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Community Care Magazine: The Postcode Lottery of Care
Following on from my last post with a link to my article in Community Care Magazine, here's one I prepared earlier! This piece ran 13 years ago when Chrissy was 16, & it's about inconsistency of service levels offered by local authorities. We had just moved...

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Update on Winterbourne View Out of Sight Campaign
Last week I went to Westminster with other families whose loved ones with learning disabilities & challenging behaviour have been supported by Mencap and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation. We told our stories to Norman Lamb MP, Minister for Care. Another...

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Chrissy's New Home
We've been very busy getting Chrissy's new bungalow ready for her. She is on her way there now. Very excited! Long-time readers of this blog will know what a fight we've had to get to this stage in her life. She spent over four years in an assessment & trea...

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