Family life

Whatever your child's disability or condition, there will be moments in their life that are pure joy and others that are very challenging. These difficulties can affect every member of the family in different ways.

With the right advice, everyone involved in a disabled child's life can be a vital source of support for that child and to each other. In this section we offer tips and hints to help you get through some of the most common issues facing families bringing up a disabled child.

Looking after your relationship

Relationship breakdown and separation

Coping with stress

Advice for grandparents

Advice for fathers

Supporting siblings

Working with professionals

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