About the author
Jane Raca started her career as a lawyer, becoming a partner in a national firm of solicitors in her early thirties. Her career path took a different direction when her second child James was born with severe disabilities and she became a writer and campaigner on disability issues: www.standingupforjames.co.uk
Jane now writes, speaks and campaigns for disability charities including Mencap and National Autistic Society. She is a non-executive director of Seashell Trust, which incorporates Royal School and Royal College Manchester, residential educational settings for disabled children and young people.
She is married to Andrew, Janina’s son, and they have three children.