A dedicated network and advice service for parents of disabled children who work or wish to work

If you’re caring for a disabled child, you may find yourself going down a different life path than the one you had planned, so remaining in paid work can be quite challenging. Knowing your rights can help you combine paid work and caring for your child.

Working Families has set up ‘Waving not drowning’ – a dedicated network and advice service for parents of disabled children who work or wish to work. Waving not drowning is for parents and carers of disabled children, who work or wish to work

Find out more and join the network here

Their helpline hours have recently changed, but they are still available to help with employment or benefit issues if you need any help or advice. Call them on 0300 012 0312.