There are many national organisations that provide support and information to parents and carers of disabled children and young people. Some of these are listed below, but for a more comprehensive list, please look at the Contact a Family website (details below).
Contact A Family
209-211 City Road
London EC1V 1JN
Tel: 020 7608 8700
Helpline: 0808 808 3555
Together for Short Lives
IPSEA – Independent Parental Special Education Advice
Saffron Walden CB11 4AA
Tel: 01799 582030
General Advice Line: 0800 018 4016
Tribunal Help Line : 0845 602 9579
Every Local Authority is responsible for producing a Local Offer website that gives information for families in one place. The Local Offer aims to provide clear, comprehensive and accessible information about what services and provisions are available in Thurrock for parents and young people.
It can be found here.
Sesame Street and Autism
Family Fund is a UK charity which supports families raising disabled children with grants for a range of items including family breaks, white goods, clothing, computers and tablets.
More information can be found at: