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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.

  • Numbers of disabled children per UK local authority

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  • Research and Reports: Caring more than most - Executive Summary

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

    472kb

  • Parent carer participation: Annual Report 2016-17

    Strengthening the parent carer participation Annual Report 2016-17 Annual report about the experiences of parent carer forums in 2016/17

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  • Newsletter: Wandsworth November 2017

    Local news, information and events in Wandsworth.

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  • Parent carer participation: Continuing Healthcare webinar presentation

    The Webinar is presented by Charlotte Wilson Solicitor from Irwin Mitchell LLP.

    405kb

  • Parent carer participation: Decision making for adults lacking capacity webinar recording

    Recording of the webinar Decision making for adults lacking capacity presented by Helen Smith Solicitor with Irwin Mitchell LLP

    112kb

  • Parent carer participation: Webinar support 'Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Court of Protection'

    Further information on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Court of Protection, supporting webinar recording Decision making for adults lacking capacity presented by Helen Smith Solicitor with Irwin Mitchell LLP

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  • Parent carer participation: Decision making for adults lacking capacity webinar presentation

    Webinar presentation supporting webinar Decision making for adults lacking capacity, presented by Helen Smith Solicitor with Irwin Mitchell LLP, will cover an introduction to the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Court of Protection and the legal framework in place from a health and welfare perspective.

    469kb

  • Parent carer participation: Autumn 2017 10th SEND Implementation Survey Word Version

    Printable A4 Word version of the 10th parent carer forum Autumn 2017 Implementation Survey to assist with consultation with forum members. This survey ties in with the Local Authority survey sent out by the DfE.

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  • Leaflet: Parent support group affiliation scheme

    About our affiliation scheme for local parent support groups.

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