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 diabilities) -

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) -

Safe Tots (Specialists in Baby Safety Products) –

Nottingham Rehab Supplies (Daily living equipment) -

Useful organisations:

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

Christopher Place – Speech & Language & Hearing Centre (For babies and children under five who have hearing impairmentdelay in speechlanguage and communication or more complex needs.

List of other School for Parents Services (SCOPE website) -

Scope (Information to families of young children with Cerebral Palsy) -

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) –

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