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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].

Ordering and buying print copies of our guides

If you are a parent and want a free print version of any of our parent guides, please contact our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 or helpline@contact.org.uk.

If you are a professional then we ask that you make a small payment of £1 for each of our guides. Select 'order print version' next to any parent guide that is on sale. Your basket will appear at the top of the page above the menu bar.

  • Contact Report & Financial Statements - 2017/18

    The Trustees present their report and audited financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2018. The financial statements comply with current statutory requirements, the memorandum and articles of association and the Statement of Recommended Practice - Accounting and Reporting by Charities (2005).

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  • Counting the Costs 2018 Wales report

    Research into the finances of 110 families from Wales in 2018.

    365kb

  • Counting the Costs 2018 Scotland report

    Research into the finances of 281 families from Scotland in 2018.

    375kb

  • Counting the Costs 2018 Northern Ireland report

    Research into the finances of 111 families from Northern Ireland in 2018.

    368kb

  • Counting the Costs 2018 UK report

    Research into the finances of more than 2,700 families across the UK in 2018.

    392kb

  • Parent carer participation: 2018 National Conference Amanda Batten presentation

    Presentation from the 2018 Parent Carer Participation National Event, by Amanda Batten Contact's CEO

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  • Parent carer participation: 2018 National Conference What have PCFs done for us

    Presentation from the 2018 Parent Carer Participation National Event, What have parent carer forums ever done for us?

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  • Parent carer participation: 2018 National Conference NHSE presentation

    NHS England's presentation from the 2018 Parent Carer Participation National Event.

    285kb

  • Parent carer participation: NNPCF 2018 Annual Report

    National Network of Parent Carer Forums end of year report

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  • Newsletter: West Midlands December 2018

    West Midlands newsletter for Christmas 2018

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