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Having a Child with Additional Needs

Guidance and support for parents who are raising a child with special needs, life limiting conditions or special educational needs (SEN)

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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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  • 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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  • 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 →