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Families with disabled children: Your views

  • 10 July 2010
  • From the section UK
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Image caption The survey found 23% of the families are struggling to pay bills

Families with disabled children are struggling to pay household bills as the downturn hits their already stretched finances, a survey suggests.

Contact a Family surveyed 1,113 people about how they were coping financially and found 23% went without heating and 14% missed meals to make ends meet.

Parents of disabled children share their experiences of financial struggle:

Disabled 'struggling in downturn'

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