Services for disabled Children

National services for disabled children and young people

National services for disabled children and young people

Contact a Family Contact a Family is a UK wide charity offering information, advice and support to parents of all disabled children. Contact a Family (opens new window)

Contact a Family Help Line: 0808 808 3555 Contact a Family Wales Help Line: 029 2039 6624




Family Lives - Parenting a disabled child Help Line: 0808 800 2222


GOV.UK - Caring for a disabled child 


ADDISS provides user-friendly information and resources about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to anyone who needs assistance - parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals 

ADDISS Help Line: 020 8952 2800 


Bobath Centre Bobath therapy is effective for children with all types of cerebral palsy and other similar neurological conditions.  


Cerebra is a charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers 


Downs Syndrome Association Providing information and support on all aspects of living with Downs Syndrome to all who need it.  


Epilepsy Action Advice and information for everyone affected by epilepsy  Epilepsy Action Help Line: 0808 800 5050 


National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. The NAS provide information, support and pioneering services and campaign for a better world for people with autism. 


Blind children UK (formerly National Blind Children's Society) can listen, support and offer practical help and advice regarding issues and concerns relating to children with a visual impairment.


NBCS Help Line: 0800 781 1444


National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) Comprehensive information on every aspect of childhood deafness 

NDCS Help Line: 0808 800 8880


SCOPE offering expert information, advice and support to disabled people and their families SCOPE Help Line: 0808 800 33 33 


Face 2 Face Network

The one-to-one befriending service for parents of disabled children

Face 2 Face schemes operate across the country - parents support other parents whose children have a disability


Therapy Directory


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