Challenges & Support For Your Family And Friends

Close family and friends will have their own reactions and emotional and support needs. Grandparents and close relatives especially will tend to want to do all they can to support you and, though they may not show it, may at times need support themselves. The Challenges and Support For You section may be helpful for them to read, along with the suggestions for how and where to potentially find support. 

Contact for Families with Disabled Children have advice specifically for grandparents that may be helpful:
www.contact.org.uk/advice-and-support/your-child-your-family/advice-for-grandparents/

Page last reviewed / updated February 2021
Next review due: February 2022