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Contact partnering with Make-A-Wish to bring magical wishes to families

Friday 14 June 2024

We are delighted to be partnering with Make-A-Wish UK to offer some of the families we support the opportunity to experience a...

Contact urges government to urgently give clinically vulnerable youngsters access to the vaccine

Thursday 10 June 2021

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Need help with your child’s sleep? Join our sleep practitioners for a Q&A

Thursday 10 June 2021

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How has the pandemic affected your family’s finances? Tell us about it in our new survey

Tuesday 8 June 2021

Making caring visible and valued this Carers Week

Monday 7 June 2021

Pfizer vaccine approved for children 12-15

Friday 4 June 2021

19 June is Dinosaur Day!

Thursday 3 June 2021

Government education recovery plan: A statement from the Disabled Children’s Partnership

Wednesday 2 June 2021

A huge thank you to parent carer forums this Volunteers’ Week 2021!

Tuesday 1 June 2021

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Better Together and in person at last at our North Wales Forest School!

Friday 28 May 2021

Movement for Good: Nominate Contact to help us support even more familiar
Movement for Good: Nominate Contact and help us support even more families

Thursday 27 May 2021

Celebrate half term with 10% off from Fledglings!

Wednesday 26 May 2021

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Take a look at our amazing impact in 2020/21

Tuesday 25 May 2021

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Does your child have regular hospital appointments or stays?

Monday 24 May 2021

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126 Contact lottery winners this year…so far!

Friday 21 May 2021

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Department for Education ends use of “expulsion” terminology after sector pressure

Tuesday 18 May 2021

Do you live in England? Join us for a Q&A on Education, Health and Care plans in our Facebook Group

Friday 14 May 2021

DCP infographic - Despite restrictions easing, 3 in 4 disabled children are still socially isolated
Families still struggling to access support despite lockdown easing

Friday 14 May 2021

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Contact Campaigns Manager speaks to Work and Pensions Committee poverty inquiry

Thursday 13 May 2021