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Informing Families

The National Federation of Voluntery Bodies has developed evidence- based National Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child’s Disability.


The Guidelines are based on a significant consultation and research process and have been widely endorsed by professional bodies, parent and family organisations and educational institutions.

The website www.informingfamilies.ie has information to support parents and professionals


An e-learning module based on evaluated training materials is also available to support professionals who work with families of children with disabilities