Resource library

Browsing our library

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 reports or newsletters)
  • Nation and language

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.

  • North West Newsletter Spring 2018

    Information, news and events from Contact's North East team.

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  • Contact North East January 2018 Newsletter

    Our local newsletter for the North East region. Full of useful information and handy tips for families of disabled children.

    874kb

  • Group Action Pack: The role of professionals

    How professionals working with parents of disabled children who run support groups can help.

    166kb

  • Contact Annual Review 2016/17

    A snapshot of our impact and achievements in the last financial year, including a look at our hospitals project and an introduction to business development.

    758kb

  • Contact annual report and financial statements 2016-17

    Contact's reports and financial statements - for the year ended 31 March 2017.

    857kb

  • Factsheet: Support with mortgage interest

    If you're on certain benefits you may be able to get help towards the interest you pay on your mortgage.

    180kb

  • Education grants list

    A list of charities that give education grants to families caring for a disabled child. Please read carefully as not every grant will be applicable to you. An application does not mean you are guaranteed a grant.

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  • General grants list

    A list of charities that give general grants to families caring for a disabled child. Please read carefully as not every grant will be applicable to you. An application does not mean you are guaranteed a grant.

    2mb

  • Caring More Than Most: Local authority breakdown

    A breakdown of local authority data from Contact's Caring More Than Most report.

    61kb

    • Research and Reports: Caring More Than Most - full report

      Research into the number of parent carers and disabled children in the UK, and affects of caring on housing, employment, health and wellbeing

      734kb