Books and guides to support you and your family.
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Don’t forget to look in your local library… if they don’t have the book you require they can always order it in for you.
Cereba – Guide to completing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) form
The guide takes you through each question on the DLA form, giving you explanations of what they mean and tips on how to answer them. It also gives you advice about how to appeal if you’re unhappy with the decision. To download the guide go to: http://w3.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/dla-guide/
To see what other guides Cerebra produce go to: http://w3.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/
Hints and tips on lots of different subjects around family life
Enable Scotland have put together a booklet entitled “Tricky moments – hints and tips for managing your child’s challenging behaviour”. This booklet was written with parents of children with learning disabilities and/or autism in mind but could be helpful for any child.
The Sleep Council have produced a sheet of Sleep tips for children with additional needs. The information includes advice on supporting children with additional need if they struggle to drop off or stay asleep.