Welcome to our section containing Cerebra’s guides for parents.
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- Accessing Public Services in Scotland: A problem-solving toolkit
- Accessing Public Services Toolkit
- Anxiety Guide: A Guide for Parents
- Decision Making, Confidentiality and Sharing Information: A Guide for Parents
- DLA Guide
- Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans. (Education in England: A Guide for Parents)
- Education in Wales: A Guide for Parents
- Factsheet: Carers’ Assessments in England for parents/carers of children with a learning disability
- Factsheet: Carers’ Assessments in Wales for parent/carer of children with a learning disability
- Factsheet: Emotional well-being
- Factsheet: Transition to Adulthood in England for parents/carers of children with a learning disability
- Factsheet: Transition to Adulthood in Wales for parents/carers of children with a learning disability
- Factsheet: What to do if your child isn’t getting the social care support s/he needs
- Factsheet: What to do if your child’s care package is reduced
- Finding and appraising information and evidence on the Internet
- Finding and Assessing Sources of Legal Help: A Guide for Parents
- Learning Disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety: A Parent’s Guide
- Managing Challenging Behaviour Factsheet
- Managing Stress for Carers and their Families
- Money Matters: A Guide for Parents
- Pain: A Guide for Parents
- Parent/Carer Rights: A Guide for Parents
- Returning to school: A teacher’s guide for pupils with brain tumours, during and after treatment
- School Transport in England: A guide for parents
- School Transport in Wales: A guide for parents
- Sleep: A Guide for Parents
- Social Care in England: A Guide for Parents
- Social Care in Wales: A Guide for Parents
- Toilet training: a guide for parents
- Transition to Adulthood: A Guide for Parents
- What’s The Evidence? reports
These Guides are provided free of charge but if you would like to make a donation to help cover the costs of research and updating, it would make a huge difference. You can donate online, or by text, sending CERE12 and then the amount to 70070 or telephone our Fundraising Department on 01267 224221.
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