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fact sheets

The fact sheets below were co-produced by Amaze and Reaching Families, a West Sussex organisation that supports families of children with special needs. We drew on the advice and expertise of parent carers to choose the topics covered and to write the content.

To access versions of these fact sheets specifically for parent carers in West Sussex, visit the Reaching Families website.

Diagnosis and specific conditions

Education and childcare




Practical advice on common problems

Preparing for adulthood

Social care

Young people

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