Sensory Linq UK

Sensory Linq are specialists in the field of sensory impairment. They offer support, guidance and training to local authorities, social and health care agencies in order to help them meet statutory requirements. They can even give you advice on meeting the needs of children who are deafblind (have multisensory impairment) on request.

National Portage Association

Portage is a home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs and their families.

EQUALS

A charity that supports teachers of pupils with learning difficulties including production of support materials and workshops.

DysTalk

Provides information on specific learning difficulties that may be undermining your child’s performance, as well as learning strategies that can potentially be applied to all children of all abilities. Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia.

Dream Makers

Dream makers have sent disabled and sick children on dream holidays, to Disney World, Disney Land, Lapland and swim with the dolphins. They have helped with therapy treatments, bought wheelchairs and other equipment etc., given major support with educational needs and provided entertainers for out patients departments in hospitals and clinics, keeping children occupied while waiting for their treatment. For full details of all their services visit their website.

Buttle UK – School Fees programme

Buttle UK’s Boarding Chances for Children programme supports children (aged 11-16) who are experiencing severe family, social, emotional or health problems at home by providing funding to access the care and support provided by a pastorally strong boarding place which will address social and educational needs. The focus is on vulnerable, single parent low-income families who would otherwise not have this opportunity open to them.

Amaze Brighton

An independent voluntary organisation that offers information, advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special needs

Afasic

A parent-led organisation to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families. They provide information and training for parents – and professionals – and produce a range of publications.

Action for Children

Action for Children works with disabled children, young people and their families. Their mission is to help them live the lives they choose by providing fun, inclusive and flexible support. They run Headlands School in the Vale of Glamorgan, which is a mixed independent school catering for children with special needs between the ages of 8 and 19.