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Articles on Having a Child with Additional Needs

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • The Couple Connection has re-launched its popular relationship insights animations

    18 Apr 13:56

    This month on thecoupleconnection.net we have re-launching our popular Relationship Insights. These short animations are based on a wealth of research. Each one should help you g... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about … health?

    14 Aug 09:55

    Health worries or looking after a sick partner, child, or relative can be stressful, painful and difficult. Life as a partner and parent can be tricky enough but dealing with the fur... (continued)

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  • Another Way - Caring for a Child with Additional Needs and your Relationship

    16 Sep 13:28

    New parents need all the help and support they can get. But when your child has additional needs, you may need even more specialist support. Care for the Family is a national charit... (continued)

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  • Feeling Alone? Talking Can Help

    17 Nov 16:17

    Thecoupleconnection.net service is built on One Plus One's tried and tested Helping Process. This is a five stage process that can help you use both general information, expert r... (continued)

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  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationships - Introduction

    22 Oct 13:26

    Having a child can put extra strain on any relationship; having a special needs child brings additional challenges of its own. It can feel like the world is against you. To help you ... (continued)

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  • Book review - Special needs child: Maintaining your relationship - Staying connected through the highs and lows

    22 Oct 13:16

    Becoming a parent can put new, unexpected strains on any relationship and those who have a child with special needs will face additional challenges depending on the severity of the disa... (continued)

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  • Special Needs Child and Maintaining your Relationship - Communication is Key

    22 Oct 13:04

    The ability to talk and listen to each other is probably the most important skill to develop in any relationship in order to keep it healthy.  When your child has an additional ... (continued)

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  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Acknowledging different feelings

    22 Oct 13:00

    Finding out that your child has a special need can be a devastating experience for you and your wider family.  Do not expect that you and your partner will react to a diagnosis ... (continued)

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  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Supporting each other and your child's behaviour

    22 Oct 12:56

    A number of parents talk about the stress of having to deal with challenging behaviour from their child.  One of the major stresses seems to be the reaction of others, particula... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about … health?

    14 Aug 09:55

    Health worries or looking after a sick partner, child, or relative can be stressful, painful and difficult. Life as a partner and parent can be tricky enough but dealing with the fur... (continued)

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  • Coping with grief

    15 Aug 12:58

    When there has been a death, serious illness or crisis in the family you may find it affects how you feel about each other. If you can share your grief it might bring you closer togethe... (continued)

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  • What other couples say about having a child with additional needs

    21 Aug 08:59

    Having a child with additional needs, whether it is a physical or learning disability or a serious health condition can put extra pressure on a relationship. Caring for a child, appo... (continued)

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  • An Introduction To Having a Child with Additional Needs

    21 Aug 14:41

    When relationships work well they provide us with protection against all the stresses and strains of family life. But when couples have a child who is seriously ill or disabled there ar... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about having a child with additional needs?

    21 Aug 15:10

    Having a child with additional needs can be costly, time-consuming, tiring but ultimately rewarding. All of the extra stress and work can put pressure on relationships. Below you will f... (continued)

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  • Relationships and Caring for a Disabled Child

    06 Mar 14:22

    Couples with a disabled child often face significant emotional, social, physical and financial pressures. Some couples find that these experiences bring them closer together and make... (continued)

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  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Intimacy

    22 Oct 12:16

    Intimacy can mean emotional closeness as well as sexual intimacy and it plays an important part in healthy relationships.  Sometimes parents of children with additional needs ar... (continued)

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  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Supporting each other at meetings

    22 Oct 12:33

    When your child has an additional need you often come into contact with a range of professionals.  While these professionals can offer support, many parents experience difficult... (continued)

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  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Supporting each other and your child's behaviour

    22 Oct 12:56

    A number of parents talk about the stress of having to deal with challenging behaviour from their child.  One of the major stresses seems to be the reaction of others, particula... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Acknowledging different feelings

    22 Oct 13:00

    Finding out that your child has a special need can be a devastating experience for you and your wider family.  Do not expect that you and your partner will react to a diagnosis ... (continued)

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

    5 Comments Read more →
  • An Introduction To Having a Child with Additional Needs

    21 Aug 14:41

    When relationships work well they provide us with protection against all the stresses and strains of family life. But when couples have a child who is seriously ill or disabled there ar... (continued)

    4 Comments Read more →
  • Feeling Alone? Talking Can Help

    17 Nov 16:17

    Thecoupleconnection.net service is built on One Plus One's tried and tested Helping Process. This is a five stage process that can help you use both general information, expert r... (continued)

    3 Comments Read more →
  • What other couples say about having a child with additional needs

    21 Aug 08:59

    Having a child with additional needs, whether it is a physical or learning disability or a serious health condition can put extra pressure on a relationship. Caring for a child, appo... (continued)

    2 Comments Read more →
  • Did you know this about … health?

    14 Aug 09:55

    Health worries or looking after a sick partner, child, or relative can be stressful, painful and difficult. Life as a partner and parent can be tricky enough but dealing with the fur... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • Coping with grief

    15 Aug 12:58

    When there has been a death, serious illness or crisis in the family you may find it affects how you feel about each other. If you can share your grief it might bring you closer togethe... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Did you know this about having a child with additional needs?

    21 Aug 15:10

    Having a child with additional needs can be costly, time-consuming, tiring but ultimately rewarding. All of the extra stress and work can put pressure on relationships. Below you will f... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Relationships and Caring for a Disabled Child

    06 Mar 14:22

    Couples with a disabled child often face significant emotional, social, physical and financial pressures. Some couples find that these experiences bring them closer together and make... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Intimacy

    22 Oct 12:16

    Intimacy can mean emotional closeness as well as sexual intimacy and it plays an important part in healthy relationships.  Sometimes parents of children with additional needs ar... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Special needs child and maintaining your relationship - Supporting each other at meetings

    22 Oct 12:33

    When your child has an additional need you often come into contact with a range of professionals.  While these professionals can offer support, many parents experience difficult... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →