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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.

  • Parent carer participation: Grant Application and Monitoring Webinar Q&A 2019-20

    Question & Answer document in support of Grant Application and Monitoring Webinar for 2019-20

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  • Parent carer participation: Terms and responsibilities of grant award - parent carer participation grant 2019-20

    Terms and responsibilities of grant award - parent carer participation grant 2019-20

    559kb

  • Parent carer participation: Second tranche FAQs 2019-20

    Frequently asked questions (FAQ) around the DfE second tranche application process

    476kb

  • Parent carer participation: POE guidance 2019-20 final

    Proofs of expenditure guidance 2019-20, what makes a proof of expenditure acceptable or unacceptable.

    496kb

  • Parent carer participation: Managing your parent carer participation grant 2019-20 final

    Managing your Parent Carer Participation Grant and other useful tips to help you manage the day to day running of your forum

    718kb

  • Parent carer participation: Grant spend spreadsheet

    2019-20 Excel spreadsheet to record grant spend to assist forums

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  • Parent carer participation: Grant monitoring guidance 2018-19 FINAL

    Guidance notes for forums completing the monitoring form for the 2018-19 DfE grant.

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  • Parent carer participation: Grant monitoring form and grant application form and grant application form changes 2019-20 final

    Changes to the 2018-19 grant monitoring form and 2019-20 grant application form processes - a brief explanation of the changes to the grant forms 2019-20 for parent carer forums applying for the DfE grant

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  • Parent carer participation: Fundraising Webinar Presentation

    Presentation to support webinar recording on Fundraising presented by Jane Burns.

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  • Newsletter: In Contact Ealing February 2019

    All the latest news and updates from Contact Ealing.

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