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Learning disabilities: coping with challenging behaviour

Children with learning disabilities can have challenging behaviour. Dealing with your child's challenging behaviour can be stressful, but you don't have to tackle it alone. All children can behave in ways that are difficult to deal with - for example, having tantrums, kicking or throwing things. Children who…

Learning disabilities: help your child learn

If your child has a learning disability, there are steps you can take to help them learn. Local support services may be able to guide you along the way and help you work out how best to communicate to aid their learning. If your child…

Learning Disability Register and health checks

Going to the doctor is not always easy if you have a learning disability. By joining the learning disability register you can get: extra support when you visit your doctor - including making an appointment support to understand your doctor and your information more time…

Leisure and Play - Hampshire Gateway

The Gateway Card and Gateway Card+ are free cards for children and young people between the ages of 0-17 years who live in the Hampshire County Council area. If you are a parent of a child or young person who needs additional support to attend community…

Let's talk about sex

If your sex life isn't fulfilling, there are steps you can take to make it better. A good start is talking to your partner about how you feel about sex. Denise Knowles is a psychosexual therapist with Relate, a charity providing non-judgemental support around sex and…

Life Begins at Home

Every family wants a home that is safe and secure, with enough space to live healthily and happily. There are often straightforward and affordable interventions that families can put in place to adapt their current housing to create an environment where they can manage their…

Life with kidney disease

Kidney disease can affect many areas of your life, but there are ways of coping with the changes it brings. Whether you have mild kidney disease with no or few symptoms, or you're on dialysis because your kidneys have failed, life with kidney disease can…

Life with osteoarthritis

Kathleen Smith from Willenhall, West Midlands, has lived with osteoarthritis for over 20 years, after being diagnosed at 41. She learned to swim when she was 54, to help ease the pain and stiffness. "The first symptoms I had were pain at the top of my neck and…
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