Children and Young People Advice for Parents We understand that it can be a difficult and confusing time for both you and your child when they develop alopecia. Often it comes as a surprise and trying to put on a brave face can be difficult, we have created this parents pack to help with ways to understand and tips to deal with your child’s alopecia. Parents pack PDF Tips to cope. Tips for interacting with your child's school or nursery. Advice and quotes from other parents, and from adults looking back on their childhood alopecia. Useful tools (such as sample school letters and head covering pass’) We also have a very active Facebook group for parents, to share stories, tips and ask for advice. The group is closed and as such means that only other group members can see what has been posted. Follow the link here and request to join.