After diagnosis: what now?

Emotional and Mental Health | Factsheet | Finding Information

A factsheet for parents

This factsheet has been prepared as a starting point for parents of children that have just been diagnosed with a brain condition. It aims to provide an overview of the resources and information they need to get advice, help and support for their family.

Key points

  • Understanding a diagnosis
  • Social care
  • Financial aid
  • Education
  • Support
  • How Cerebra can help
  • Useful; contacts
  • Available resources
post diagnosis
First published 2020. This edition 2020. Review date 2023.

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