Kai (aged 14), Reddish

My little sister Ellie has autism. I really worry about her when we’re not together – she might hurt herself and other people just don’t understand that she can’t help her behaviour – it’s just how she is! I don’t really have any time on my own with my mum or dad and sometimes I […]

Sam (aged 8), Cheadle Heath

I’m Sam and I’m 8 years old. My mummy has Multiple Sclerosis and is in a wheelchair. It’s only us that live in our house so I help out with all the things that need doing in the house like fetching and carrying things for mum, putting the washing in, helping mum in and out of her […]

Reena (aged 11), Davenport

My name is Reena and I’m 12 years old. I look after my mum because she has epilepsy and she can often be feeling really sad too. If mum’s had a fit or not feeling well, I also look after my little sister. This includes keeping her calm when I have to call an ambulance, […]