Fathers on Caring

The stress, demands and worry of parenting a child with additional needs can be tough and can test the most resilient of parents.

It is important that parents look for support if and when they can. This can take the form of family and friends or the school. There are also parent support groups, which can make you feel less alone.

It’s fair to say that it is often mums who join support groups and who support services communicate with.

So, what if you’re a dad? Three dads share their thoughts about family life as a carer.