Useful Links

Help and Advice:

Contact a Family (Support, information and advice for families with disabled children) –

Cerebra – (Support and information for parents of disabled children) –

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) – (Can provide a list of accredited counsellors in your area) –

Swan UK ‘Syndromes without a name’ (A project run by the Genetic Alliance UK offering support and information to families of children with undiagnosed conditions) –

Clothing, Toys and Equipment:

Smirthwaite (Equipment for children and young people with special needs) –

‘Fledglings (Clothing and equipment solutions for children with special needs) –

Seenin Designs (Bibs, clothing and accessories for children with disabilities) –

Rompa (sensory equipment and multi sensory environments) –

Jenx (Postural support products) –

Helpkidzlearn (Fun, accessible games & activities designed specifically for young children & those with learning difficulties) –

TFH UK (Carefully selected Special Needs Toys) –

Sensory Toy Warehouse (website bursting at the seams with hundreds of exciting and inspiring sensory delights) –

Nottingham Rehab Supplies (Daily living equipment) –

Useful organisations:

Makaton (A language programme for people with communication difficulties) –

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. They are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

Scope (Support for Families with Young Disabled Chidlren) –

Hemihelp (Information and support for children and young people with hemiplegia) –

Special Effect (Charity which adapts equipment to enable people with disabilities to access and enjoy playing computer games) –

Skybadger (Sky Badger finds help and adventure for disabled children and their families in the UK. Find sports, grants, help at school, sibling groups, holidays, free stuff and so much more) –

Cost Cutters Education Supplies – have some nice reasonably priced sensory toys –

Information on Conductive

The National Institute of Conductive Education (NICE) –

CEPEG (The Conductive Education Professional Education Group (CEPEG) supports the development and practice of Conductive Education (CE) throughout the UK) –

CEPEG list of other Conductive Education Centres –

The Peto Institute (click on ‘English’ in the left hand menu) –