Having a child can put extra strains on any relationship; having a special needs child brings additional challenges of its own. It can feel like the world is against you. This book will help you nurture your relationship, while facing the challenges and delights of having a special needs child. We look at: o How your relationship will change o How to understand each other’s emotions towards your child o Every-day issues with a special needs child o Methods of communication that may work for you o Ways of avoiding common problems, and working through the unavoidable ones o Ways of bringing the laughter back into the relationship Packed with advice from parents with special needs children, it gives invaluable insights into how they have maintained their relationship whilst recognising the importance of celebrating their child. Victoria Dawson is a teacher and has worked with special needs children and their families for the last ten years. Antonia Chitty is an experienced author who has written on the subject of family issues and parenting for many years.