5. Making financial plans
Making decisions about leaving your money and possessions is an important part of planning for the future.
4. Talking about difficult subjects
Talking about sensitive subjects with offspring can be uncomfortable for any parents, and it can be even harder if your son/daughter has learning disabilities.
3. Building friendships and support networks
A network of friends and family is especially important to people with learning disabilities who may outlive their parents or other close family.
Ideas for practitioners to involve fathers1 July 2009
There is strong evidence that children benefit from the involvement of their fathers. Including fathers in meetings and appointments is one way of supporting fathers to be involved.
Recognising fathers: a national survey1 June 2009
A national survey of fathers who have children with learning disabilities presents the findings from 251 fathers who completed a questionnaire.