disability

It can be challenging to manage family life as a parent of children with and without disabilities. Alison Thomas, campaigner for the rights of disabled children and their families, gives her personal advice. 

Puberty can be an awkward time for any family, but for disabled young people it can be especially confusing. Contact a Family offers their advice for supporting your children as they grow up. 

Money

Parents and carers of children with disabilities often face heavy costs. In this Q&A, Cerebra addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about benefits.

Seeing your child scratching, biting, hitting or banging their head can be incredibly distressing - but it's a not uncommon experience for parents of children with intellectual disabilities. Cerebra explain self-injury and what parents can do.

Internet brain

There are considerable benefits to internet use for young people with autism and learning disabilities, with lots of apps and specialist tools - but there are also risks. We look at how best to prepare your child.