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Disabled child, working mother; a 'lifestyle choice'
Hannah_RosyandBo Member Posts: 11 Listener
edited March 2015 in Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
I work. Of sorts... I try to fit it around all the normal bits of family life and also the more tricky bits of being a mother of a child with a disability. Work is not a choice, it is a necessity for me, as it is for many of the 800,000 families bringing up children with disabilities.
Scope asked me to blog about the reaction I and others like me, have had to being a working mother in our circumstances. You can read my blog here: http://blog.scope.org.uk/2014/09/15/working-mother-of-a-disabled-child-a-lifestyle-choice/ I'm sure many of you have something to say on this, and I'd love to chat to you, so please get in touch!