Resource library

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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

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.

  • Report to the BLF Awards for All Wales - Walking with Us

    “Walking with Us” is a scoping exercise that reached 154 adults who care for disabled children across Wales with the aim of giving them a voice that will inform the structure and delivery model of an ambitious 3 year project specifically created for the families of disabled children by the families of disabled children.


  • Challenging a refusal to assess your disabled child for care and support services (England and Wales)

    This leaflet has been produced by the Every Disabled Child Matters campaign to help families with disabled children in England and Wales understand their rights and get the support they need.


  • Counting the Costs 2014 Wales report

    Wales findings from our Counting the Costs 2014 survey into the finances of families with disabled children. The report also contains information about our Counting the Costs campaign.


  • Parent guide: Money Matters - a checklist when your child has additional needs

    A checklist of the entitlements to benefits and other financial help you may be able to get if you are the parent of a disabled child in England, Scotland and Wales.


  • Newsletter:Wales bulletin spring 2012 Cymraeg

    Newsletter for families of disabled children in Wales. This our spring edition of our newsletter. Welsh version.


  • Newsletter:Wales bulletin spring 2012 English

    Our local newsletter for families of disabled children and professionals who work with them.


  • Research and reports: Y Llinell Gwaelod Beth y mae rhieni yn dymuno’i gael oddi wrth y gwasanaeth cyflenwadau ymataliaeth ar gyfer plant a phobl ifanc yng Nghymru?

    Highlights the problems faced by the families of children and young people who use continence supplies with suggestions for improving the continence service in Wales.


  • Leaflet: How Contact a Family Wales can help

    How Contact a Family can help families with disabled children, and the type of work we do locally.

  • Research and reports: Parent support group survey 2012

    Report into the value of parent support groups, as well as what can help keep local support groups going for parents of disabled children in Wales.


  • Research and reports: Family experiences of accessing disabled facilities grants in Wales and Northern Ireland

    Family experiences of accessing Disabled Facilities Grants. A collaborative research study with Contact a Family Wales and Shelter in Wales and Northern Ireland.