Disability Children in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Disability Children

A Special Child in the Family

Dedicated to helping parents cope with a child with a disability including dealing with the initial shock following your child's diagnosis and how to cope.

Action for Sick Children

Working with healthcare professionals and Government bodies to improve the quality of care for sick and disabled children. Includes donation details. https://www.facebook.com/Action4SickChildren Action4SickCh

The Alexander Trust

Provides support and information to special needs families. Details of lectures and dolphin healing programmes.

The Association of Wheelchair Children

A charity offering wheelchair training courses for children and their families. Location map of available course, contacts and donate online facility.

British Academy of Childhood Disability

An organisation for professionals working in the field of childhood disability. Provides details of membership, publications, support for research, conferences, and training.

Caudwell Children

Provides specialist equipment, treatment and therapy to disabled children across the UK. Offers area contacts and details of how to donate. https://www.facebook.com/caudwellchildren caudwellkids http://www.linkedin.com/company/caudwell-children

Cereba

National charity that strives to improve the lives of children with neurological conditions through research, education and direct, ongoing support. https://www.facebook.com/CerebraCharity cerebrauk/ http://www.linkedin.com/company/cerebra-charity-

Challengers

Registered children’s charity, established in 1979, dedicated to providing exciting and challenging play and leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people.

Children's Respite Trust

Registered charity providing respite care to children with disabilities in Surrey, Sussex and Kent. https://www.facebook.com/childrensrespitetrust childrespite http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/gavin-fisher/1a/605/585

The Children's Trust

Provides education, therapy and care to children with varying disabilities in the UK. Fundraising details, news and events plus rehabilitation centres. https://www.facebook.com/childrenstrust Childrens_Trust

ClearVision

A UK postal lending library of children's Braille books with over 12,000 in the collection. Details of the books available and how to joining the library.

Contact

UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children. Includes an A-Z of conditions, resources for professionals and families and details of current campaigns. https://www.facebook.com/contactafamily ContactAFamily

Council for Disabled Children

Umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England. https://www.facebook.com/councilfordisabledchildren CDC_tweets

Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity

Dedicated to supporting families with children under 5 years old with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments.

Disability Matters

Contains e-learning resources and training for those who work with, volunteers with, care for, commission or deliver services for disabled children, young people and their families.

Don't Stick It, Stop It!

Mencap's national campaign against bullying of children with a learning disability; includes information designed for children and young people, and for their parents, carers, and teachers.

Elisabeth Svendsen Trust

Offering riding therapy with donkeys for children with special needs.

Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM)

Campaigns to raise the political profile of disabled children and their families within central and local government; includes materials and resources, policies, how to get involved, and a section for young campaigners. http://www.facebook.com/everydisabledchildmatters EDCM_campaign

Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM)

A campaign run by leading organisations working with disabled children and their families to lobby for rights and justice for every disabled child; provides details of policies and campaigns, how to get involved, resources, news, and contacts.

The Family Fund

An independent grant-giving organisation helping low-income families caring for a severely disabled child; describes their scheme, with online application and guidelines.

Go Kids Go

A leading provider of wheelchair training skills, including road safety, getting up and down kerbs, negotiating steps and much more. View course details and how to get involved.

Happy Days

A charity that funds holidays and days out for children with special needs and/or physical disabilities. Includes application details.

The Henry Spink Foundation

A charity assisting children with severe disabilities through complementary and alternative medicine. Details of how to offer help.

Kids

Guides disabled children towards mainstream inclusion in the communities plus offers parent respite. Includes news and event details.

Kindred

A voluntary organisation based at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh providing information and emotional support to families of children and young people with additional support needs, and the professionals who work with them.

Learning Disabilities

An NHS information site providing information for parents and health professionals with video clips, special reports and advice contacts.

Level Water

Provides specialist one-to-one swimming lessons for disabled children.

Lifeline 4 Kids

Provides essential equipment to help improve the quality of life for children with disabilities and special needs.

Little Rascals Foundation

A charity supporting children with disabilities and their families.

Merlin’s Magic Wand

Charity for children, providing magical days out for those who are seriously ill, disabled or disadvantaged. https://www.facebook.com/MMWCharity MMWAND

My AFK

Their aim is to help disabled children and young people to live independent and fulfilling lives.

The National Holiday Fund

A charity that raises funds to take disabled and sick children on a holiday of a lifetime to Florida, USA. View images, video clips and how to apply or donate.

Newlife Foundation

Assists the parents and families with disabled and terminally ill children. Details of nursing facilities, equipment and awareness.

Royal Society for Blind Children

Provides a range of services in London and across England and Wales for blind and partially sighted children and young people, their families, and the professionals who work alongside them.

Scotland's Disabled Children (fSDC)

A coalition of children's and disability organisations campaigning for effective services that meet the needs of all disabled children and young people; includes background on issues and campaign materials, how to get involved, news, contacts, and blogs.

Sky Badger

A charity that finds help and adventure for disabled children and their families in the UK.

SNAAP

Provides information and support to families and carers in Canterbury and coastal areas. Includes a resource directory and volunteer services.

Special Kids in the UK

Provides support and advice to UK families of children with any kind of special needs. Describes the available services and includes FAQ and publications list. https://www.facebook.com/SpecialKidsInTheUK

Special Needs Jungle

Parent-led news, information and informed opinion on special needs, disability, children's mental and physical health conditions, in particular rare diseases. https://www.facebook.com/SpecialNeedsJungle SpcialNdsJungle http://www.linkedin.com/groups?home=&gid=4861198&trk=anet_ug_hm

TAC Interconnections

An organisation set up to promote and support a team model for everyone in the world of childhood disability, including parents, carers, and professionals. Includes resources, news, and contacts.

Tailor Ed Foundation

An independent charity offering a free home based service teaching practical skills to the disabled and those with autism from getting dressed and toileting to brushing teeth and going to bed. Based in Scotland.

Tree of Hope

Offers hope to the families of sick and disabled children in the UK who need specialist medical surgery, treatment, therapy and equipment. https://www.facebook.com/treeofhope.childrenscharity treeofhopecentr http://www.linkedin.com/company/tree-of-hope

True Colours Trust

Charity supporting a large number of local organisations and projects that support disabled children and their families.

The Variety Club Children's Charity

Helping sick, disabled and disadvantaged children in the UK. View event details and news plus locations and donation details.

Whizz-Kidz

Provides children with disabilities with essential wheelchairs and other mobility equipment; describes their services and campaigns, with news and contacts. http://www.facebook.com/whizzkidz WhizzKidz

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