Helpful Tips for Grandparents

Grandparents of children with albinism take on many different roles and responsibilities depending on the family dynamics and norms. It is important that when defining these roles for your family that you follow the lead of your son or daughter while meeting your own needs. Adapting to a diagnosis of albinism requires education, support, love and time. Each person has their own way of coping and learning, therefore respecting this process in all family members is very important.

 

Following are a few suggestions to keep in mind during the journey ahead.