Resource library

We produce a wide range of publications for families with disabled children and the professionals who work with them.

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You can search for a keyword or use filters to browse our library. Resources are organised by subject (for example education or benefits), type (for example parent guides or newsletters), nation and language.

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  • 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.

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  • Research and reports: School when your on wheels, young wheelchair users in Wales, a snapshot of challenges and experiences in education

    Research looking at how using a wheelchair can affect a child or young person's education. We asked some of the parents and young people we work with to tell us of their experiences of using wheelchairs in the school setting.

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  • Research and reports: Profi adau teuluoedd o gael mynediad at Grantiau Cyfl eusterau i’r Anabl Astudiaeth ymchwil gydweithrediadol yng Nghymru a Gogledd Iwerddon

    Family experiences of accessing disabled facilities grants. A collaborative research study with Contact a Family Wales and Shelter in Wales and Northern Ireland.

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  • Research and reports: Counting the costs Wales 2012

    In 2012 we revisited our 2010 financial survey, to see if anything had improved for families of disabled children. Read the findings for Wales here

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  • Research and reports: Reaching families in Wales - mapping families with disabled children−Wales index of multiple deprivation child research 2012

    Report investigating the relationship between families with disabled children in Wales and child poverty by comparing data on families, helped by the Family Fund.

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  • 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.

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  • Research and reports: Wheelchair services for children and young people in Wales

    Report highlighting the key issues and concerns raised by families about wheelchair services in Wales.

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  • 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.

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  • Research and reports: Falling through the net -a report into illegal exclusions in England and Wales

    How often do illegal exclusions happen and the impact of family life? This report provides a summary of survey findings based on the experiences of 404 parent carers.

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  • Research and Reports: Managing more than most - A statistical analysis of families with sick or disabled children

    Report with Carers UK and Leeds University from 2006 which explores statistics about caring for a sick or disabled child and its impact on parental employment.

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