Saving lives through education, advances in treatment and finding a cure for Barth syndrome
Private email forum for families
Our listserv is a private, password and firewall- protected cyber community of experts and families. Join to 'talk' to other affected families and medical experts and ask your questions. You can also access many topics in our archives.
Brochures and Booklets
New Teen Booklet (Nov 2020)
Care Plan for school - use the template to personalise your plan
NHS Hospital Management Plan - curently being personalised for each UK patient by the Bristol Barth Syndrome Service
Healthy Eating Guidelines for teenagers
Care Plan for children at school – ideal for school staff & holidays abroad
Transition into Secondary School Pack
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You may be entitled to claim benefits which can help offset the costs of caring for a child with special needs. The Barth Syndrome UK has teamed up with Contact a Family, the leading UK charity providing information for parents who have a child with a disability.
Please visit Contact for details of the following:
• Disability Living Allowance and other benefits
• Tax Credits
• Special Educational Needs Advice Service
• Short Breaks
There is also a wealth of other information on the site, much of which is directly relevant to parents of a child with Barth syndrome
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