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Our parent guides and factsheets

We produce a series of guides and factsheets on all aspects of raising a disabled child.

You can browse and download the parent guides in our library or download a publications list [PDF].

  • Parent carer participation: Q&A supporting Grants Webinar 2020

    Q&A supporting recording of Grant monitoring 2019-20 and Applications 2020-21 webinar


  • Parent carer participation: Expense Claims - guidance for forums 2020

    Guidance for forums on creating a good expense claim policy. Includes different approaches to approving expenses.


  • Contact Strategy 2020-2023

    Our strategy outlines our role, our vision and our strategic aims. The purpose of the plan is to make sure that everything we do is about improving the lives of families with disabled children.


  • Parent carer participation: POE Guidance 2020-21

    For those in receipt of the 2020-21 DfE grant, proofs of expenditure guidance 2020-21, guidance around what makes a proof of expenditure acceptable or unacceptable


  • Parent carer participation: grant spend spreadsheet 2020-21

    Spreadsheet to assist with collating spending following receipt of the 2020-21 DfE grant


  • Parent carer participation: Grant monitoring form and grant application form changes 2020-21

    Changes to the 2019-20 grant monitoring form and 2020-21 grant application form processes. A brief explanation of the changes to the grant forms this year so that forums can identify the changes and understand why they have been made.


  • Parent carer participation: Grant monitoring guidance 2019-20

    Guidance notes for completing your grant monitoring for the DfE grant received in the 2019-20 year


  • Parent carer participation: Managing your parent carer participation grant 2020-21

    Managing your Parent Carer Participation Grant And other useful tips to help you manage the day to day running of your forum In order to help you to manage your grant effectively during the course of the year, we have produced the following guide which is sent out by the grants team with the confirmation that your grant application for 2020-2021 has been successful.


  • Parent carer participation: Terms and responsibilities of grant award - parent carer participation grant 2020-21

    Parent Carer Participation Grant Terms and responsibilities of grant award To be read before submitting parent carer participation grant application, as it details the terms on which the grant has been awarded, including Your forum’s responsibilities in accepting the grant:


  • Parent carer participation: Nuts and Bolts A library of resources to run your forum Webinar presentation

    This webinar is a one stop shop of all the resources you'll need to run a forum Aimed at New Chairs and Co-chairs, Steering group members, Committee members, Administrators and Co-ordinators Trustees Delivered by Lara Roberts and Fazilla Amide, Previously a Chair and currently a Chair, both Contact Associates and part of the NNPCF This session aims to: To understand the key components to running an effective forum To be aware of what resources are available To know where to find them A refresher for existing forum leads