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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: Learning Disability Annual Health Checks

    Presentation to support Webinar recording of Learning Disability GP Annual Health Checks for over 14’s – why they are important, who are they for and how you can ask for one.

    4mb

  • Parent carer participation: Transforming Care Webinar presentation

    Presented by Sarah Thomas, Contact Associate and Maureen Morris Co-Chair of the NNPCF and North East Regional Representative, this webinar gives an overview of transforming care in England.

    6mb

  • Factsheet: Universal Credit - claiming for a young disabled person

    Explains when your child might be able to claim Universal Credit as a young adult and the impact this might have on any benefits that you get for them as a dependent child.

    204kb

  • Parent carer participation: 2019 National Contact and NNPCF Conference Booking Form

    Booking information and frequently asked questions for the 9th National Contact and NNPCF Parent Carer Participation Conference. Including information on who the event is aimed at, how to book your place, information about travel and accommodation etc.

    8mb

  • Newsletter: In Contact North West Spring 2019

    A celebratory final edition of the North West quarterly newsletter.

    696kb

  • 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

    558kb

  • 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