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Video describing Diagnosis For My Children Led Me To Alcohol And Self-harming
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Often people can be uncomfortable and unsure how to respond to the news that your child has additional needs, especially if they don’t know any other children who are disabled. Try to remember your child is a child first and foremost. They need love and support. As far as possible, try to give your child the same life experiences as you would any other child.
They may also be worried and upset. Or they might even deny that anything is happening. Like you, they may be coming to terms with new emotions. Give them time to adjust.
I found friends were more than happy to help – you just had to ask.
What were your reasons for wanting a diagnosis as an adult and how have you felt your life has changed since getting the diagnosis
We want to hear from deaf or disabled young people who have experiences of Child Protection Services.
By Noel Janis-Norton, learning and behaviour specialist, parenting advisor & author
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