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For parents and carers
Advice and information for parents, carers and family members of someone with a learning disability.
Hearing the news that your child has a learning disability is a huge shock for any parent, and brings new emotions and challenges.
Finding out that your child has a learning disability can be a confusing and emotional time for parents.
After receiving a diagnosis you, as a parent, will have to face explaining your child's learning disability to other people.
Having a child with a learning disability can have a massive impact on the whole family.
The film Mission to Lars is about Tom Spicer who has Fragile X syndrome, a form of autism. He has a dream to meet his hero - Lars Ulrich - and his sister Kate tries to make that happen.
My brother David has autism.
Read stories from other parents about their experiences of having a child with a learning disability.
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