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Having a disabled child can have a huge impact on family life. Without information families find it difficult to get the support they need to take part in normal daily activities. As a result they can become very isolated, and this can affect the wellbeing of the whole family.
There is a wide range of support available for families provided they have the information they need to find it.
The information families need is varied and includes:
We have lots of information and resources that you can share with families or direct them towards.
Information and workshop sessions
Our parent advisers run workshops on topics that affect families with disabled children, including behaviour that challenges, sleep, bullying and transition. Find out when we’re running sessions
Our parent guides are free to download or to order in print from our helpline. The following guides might be helpful to parents looking for information:
For more parent guides on topics such as aids and adaptations, holidays and leisure and understanding your child’s behaviour, see our full publications list [PDF].
We have lots of advice and information on our website that you might want to share with parents, including: