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Born at the Right Time’s vision is to create a world where families of people with complex disabilities are valued and supported to thrive in a community where they belong.

We put the lived experience of families at the heart of our work and are passionate about improving lives through parent carer support, training practitioners and influencing policy makers and providers.

We partner, dream and collectively curate a new way.

What we do

Supporting families

Supporting families

Helping families feel seen, resourced and connected through parent workshops, blogs, books and ‘The Skies We’re Under’ podcast

Training practioners

Training practitioners

Bridging the gap through training in Communication, Co-production and Personalised Care for SEND, health and social care



Driving initiatives and research to influence policy makers and providers turn rhetoric into reality through the heart of lived experience

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Founder/Director Rachel Wright introduces how Born at the Right Time works towards improving the lives of people impacted by complex disabilities.

How you can get involved


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Highly recommended

“Training based on real experience making sure we remember real people in our practice. Excellent and would highly recommend.”


“Every single staff member said it was one of the best training sessions they have ever completed. ”

“Catalyst for Change”

“One of the best trainings I’ve ever attended – bar none!”

Featured Sections



What happens when life doesn’t turn out as you planned? ‘The Skies I’m Under‘ is a memoir about becoming the parent of a child with complex needs, while ‘Shattered‘ uses 40 reflections to help walk that unexpected path.


Founder & director of Born at the Right Time, Rachel Wright, hosts ‘The Skies We’re Under’ podcast with fellow parents of disabled children. Each week they bridge the gap by telling tales, laughing and sharing useful information for families and practitioners alike.



Whether through bespoke animations, articles, research or written information for families, Born at the Right Time shares people’s stories to improve services and bring about lasting change.

Find us on social media @bornatrighttime

Why my son won't be accepting his 100% attendance award

VIRAL Blog post from July 2016 seen by over 4 million people and still creating waves. Four reasons my son won’t accept his 100% Attendance Award. No. 2 son has been awarded an evening at a soft play centre because he has 100% attendance at school. He loves going to soft play, he loves going out with his friends, we love it when school reward him BUT he won’t be going. Here’s why…

Don't Call Me Mum

The Don’t call me Mum initiative is working towards #bridgingthegap between professionals and parents. Parenting a child with disabilities requires a relationship with many professionals which work best when founded on mutual respect. Practitioners can easily to demonstrate their passion for working with parents as partners by simply using the parent’s name.

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I’m too busy …

In promoting the 'Don't Call Me Mum' initiative and asking practitioners to #CallMe, [...]





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