Whatever your child’s additional needs, there will be a significant impact on you and your partner

You may have great highs and lows, especially in the early years. It will take time for you and your family to adjust. There’s no right or wrong way to do this.

Tips to keep your relationship strong

Often partners will have different emotions at different times. Try to be honest with each other about how you feel.

  • Make time for you and your partner.
  • Try to listen to each other and respect each other’s feelings.
  • Try to continue some hobbies or interests.


Read more tips from other parents of disabled children on our recent Valentines day blog post 'Keeping your relationship strong'.

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