Amazing Autism ProjectAn introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely by anyone but especially teachers and parents.
The British Dyslexia AssociationAs a parent or carer for a child with dyslexia, you want to provide the best possble support for them. The information contained within this section looks at indicators of specific learning difficulties, as well as supporting your child both at home and within the education system to ensure that they achieve the best possible outcomes.
BarnardosBarnardo's works with vulnerable children and young people in the UK
The Carers TrustThe Princess Royal Trust for Carers exists to make it easier for carers to cope by providing information, support and practical help. The national network of over 100 independently-managed Carers Centres across the UK currently reaches well over 100,000 carers a year
Contact a FamilyEvery day over 75 children in the UK are born or diagnosed with a serious disability or rare syndrome and the vast majority of them are cared for at home. Contact a Family is the only UK charity providing support and advice to parents whatever the medical condition of their child.
The Counselling DirectoryThe purpose of the site is ultimately to provide the UK with a huge counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics.
The Ear FoundationThe Ear Foundation is the only national UK charity to support and to provide activities for deaf children and young people with cochlear implants, their families and supporting professionals.
I CANI CAN is the charity that helps children with speech and language difficulties across the UK. The charity works to create a society where their special needs are recognised, understood and met, so that they have the same opportunities in life as other children.
MencapMencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
National Autistic SocietyWe are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
National Deaf Children's SocietyThe National Deaf Children’s Society is the only UK charity solely dedicated to providing support, information and advice for deaf children and young people, their families and professionals working with them.
National Parent Partnership ServicesNational Parent Partnership Services offer information, advice and support for parents of children and young people with special educational needs (SEN). Your child’s school or your Local Authority will have details of your local service.
Royal National Institute of the Deaf (RNID)RNID campaigns in many ways to make daily life better for deaf and hard of hearing people. We also support deaf and hard of hearing people by providing free information via our helplines, running vital services, supporting scientific and technological research, and running the RNID Typetalk telephone relay service. And we help other organisations to provide better services to their deaf and hard of hearing employees and customers.
SCOPEScope is a disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy. Our aim is that disabled people achieve equality: a society in which they are as valued and have the same human and civil rights as everyone else.
SEBDASEBDA is a charitable organisation that exists to promote excellence in services for children and young people who have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties