In this guide, we explore how people might react and how you can respond to defuse the situation and model a positive response to your child.
We explore why people stare, share some things you can do to stop it and provide advice to help you and your child cope with unwanted attention.
It can be difficult to receive comments and questions about your child’s appearance. We suggest some different ways you can deal with this.
We look at some of the practical steps you can take to stop bullying if you are concerned that your child is being bullied because they look different.
We share advice on managing difficult social interactions when meeting new people, so you can protect your child and look after yourself.
These recommended books, toys and television programmes were brought together by our campaigners and ambassadors to familiarise children with ideas of difference.