In common with any child, disabled children bring love, joy and richness to a family. Depending on the disability, there can also be a significant impact on time, financial costs and emotional demands. This can impact negatively on family life and on the physical and mental health of the rest of the family.
Clergy with a disabled child may need to take special account of this in terms of working pattern agreed in their Role Description. It may also mean they need adaptations to their house for which they should contact the property department at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are a number of charities offering support and guidance about grants and help available: