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Self care

Parenting can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when your child has a diagnosed condition. The emotional affect of a diagnosis can have a major affect on the family.

Here are a few tips on how to deal in such situations.


Managing uncertainty

It’s natural for parents to plan for and talk about their child’s future. Here’s how you can manage those uncertainties that come along the way. 

Managing the stages of grief

You are likely going to experience a range of feelings and emotions while you process and adjust to the news – this is completely normal and to be expected.

Managing everyday challenges

Following your child’s diagnosis, you may find it more difficult to manage daily tasks and meet your child’s needs.

Learn how to manage day to day activities.

About Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the national peak body representing and advocating for unpaid carers.

Our organisation works to improve the health, wellbeing, resilience and financial security of carers, and to make sure that caring is the shared responsibility of family, community and government.

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