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Working and caring for a disabled child

If you’re caring for a disabled child, you may find yourself going down a different life path than the one you had planned, so remaining in paid work can be quite challenging.

Knowing your rights can help you combine paid work and caring for your child.

Working Families has set up ‘Waving not drowning’ – a dedicated network and advice service for parents of disabled children who work or wish to work.

Click on the link on the right to read some case studies of parents with disabled children about the difficulties they faced in balancing paid work and caring.


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