Bereavement counselling is specialised counselling provided by trained professionals that understand the pain of losing a friend or loved one and can help see light at the end of the tunnel. The sites and services highlighted in this busy section of ABLEize are dedicated to providing bereavement counselling and related services to everybody including people with special needs or a disability and include bereavement counselling for family members, carers and parents of disabled adults and children that have died.
Helping people understand the death of a family member or loved one can be difficult and lengthy, helping somebody with special needs understand and come to terms with death and learning to cope with death is a very specialised area of bereavement counselling please click on the individual websites sites shown below to make contact or find further information or resources.
A UK site raising awareness of the importance of support services for family and friends after the death of a disabled adult or child. Includes video clips, book details and a range of online resources.
A specialist bereavement service for Hertfordshire based people with learning disabilities aimed at helping them to deal with loss as well as training social care staff on how best to help the disabled cope with and understand bereavement.
An NHS resource offering details from a bereavement counsellor that explains some of the common feelings that can arise from losing someone, the stages of bereavement or grief, how to cope and how to get help to move forward.
A professional UK body dedicated to providing bereavement counselling for individuals as well as offering training and volunteer opportunities. Site includes details of their dedicated children’s bereavement services.