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    If you have a child with special needs, you know taking care of that child is a family affair. Siblings may participate as caregivers along with parents. When everyone works together as a family, things can go much smoother. But it can be difficult at times for parents and siblings. Caregiving is tiring physically and emotionally, and children with Down syndrome, epilepsy, ADHD, autism, cystic fibrosis, or other conditions can require much care. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to take care of a special-needs child as a family, how to take time for yourself and other siblings, how to plan family activities that everyone can enjoy, and much more.

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