Looking for some extra help
Here are details of some organisations which you may find useful as a support at home:
Supports, educates and empowers individuals with ADHD and/or autism, their families, and the community.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services helps children and young people aged 0-18 years and their families with emotional and behavioural difficulties when they are finding it hard to cope with family life, school or the wider world.
A national charity for families with disabled children who provide information, advice and support.
Promotes independence and helping people with disabilities become more confident in life.
A national organisation for promoting the education of young people with severe learning difficulties. They provide a wide range of useful resources.
Grants and services for families with disabled children.
Local support group providing advice, information support and a broad range of services that help carers with their caring roles.
Home Start volunteers help families with young children deal with the challenges they face. They support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children.
HOPE stands for Harrow Offering Parents Encouragement.
The main charity for supporting individuals with autism and their families.
A favourite site for our students. This site contains a large number of interactive games for young people with learning difficulties.
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is a national charity offering support, advice and products to people affected by sight loss and their families. This includes children and young people with vision impairment and those with complex needs.
A disability organisation in England and Wales, particularly focusing on those with Cerebral Palsy.
Home of the excellent 'Writings with Symbols' programme.