Last month Barnardo’s published a report revealing Young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) children who care for ill or disabled relatives are more likely than other young carers to be isolated from support services. This new research indicates “BAME young carers in England are missing out on their childhoods because of the additional responsibilities and stresses they have to deal with.”
The report is not specific to deafness. However, it is a report to consider in the holistic context of the responsbilities siblings who have ‘good’ English language skills may have to undertake on behalf of their parents who may have limited English language skills and/or own additional needs.
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