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TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Having an empathetic employer means James Cunningham has been able to bringing up a disabled daughter as well as continue working full time

Jackie Brock praises the role of young people in making UK political history

Ian Maxwell is heading to Boston to hear how shared parenting is being recognised as the best way forward for children around the world

Lesley Scott says named person legislation is dictatorial and authoritarian

Graeme Johnston was recently named National Youth Worker of the Year for his work with Arran Youth Foundations.

Jan Savage welcomes a plan to create new education guidance to ensure pupils with learning disabilities are fully included in Scotland's schools

Jackie Brock calls out Theresa May on damaging and contradictory messages that are again excluding the UK’s children and young people from a major issue

Fraser Sutherland says taking the government to court is part of Scotland’s democracy growing up

John Swinney explains why he believes having a named person for every child will improve family life in Scotland

Jan Savage explains why the Scottish Parliament is debating how to improve education for children with learning disabilities this week