New service for parents of children with special needs

2015-06-22 13:55

PORT Elizabeth Mental Health is giving the caregivers of children with special needs the chance to ask questions or share their challenges and fears online with a professional social worker.

“This will give parents the security to share what is on their heart knowing that they will get the best-formulated answer from a panel of experts,” said Deonette Chapman of PE Mental Health.

“In today’s economically driven world we understand that not everyone has time or an opportunity to be able to attend a support group or meetings as there are so many time-bound responsibilities at work or at home. Yet all parents want to give their utmost towards the care of their children, physically, developmentally and emotionally,” she said.

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“Registration with this service will also entitle you to receive a monthly article on a topic that you will find beneficial with regard to the care of your child,” Chapman said. – REPORTER

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