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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.

  • Introduction to participation - sample form to request parent rep

    Resource relating to 'Introduction to participation' - a webinar for parent carer forums.

    23kb

  • Introduction to participation - parent rep personal information form

    Resource relating to 'Introduction to participation' - a webinar for parent carer forums

    35kb

  • Leaflet: Parent support group affiliation scheme

    About our affiliation scheme for local parent support groups.

    389kb

  • Introduction to participation - unique experience of being a parent carer

    Resource relating to 'Introduction to participation' - a webinar for parent carer forums

    316kb

  • Parent car participation: Parent Carer Forum public contact detials

    Contact details of parent carer forums across England, including phone, email and website details where possible

    193kb

  • 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

    2mb

  • Parent carer participation: Forum 2 Forum support description

    Description of Forum2Forum support for parent carer forums

    458kb

  • Parent Carer Participation: Annual Report from the National Network of Parent Carer Forums October 2015

    Annual Report from the National Network of Parent Carer Forums October 2015

    2mb

  • Parent carer participation: Annual Report 2015-16

    An annual report through the experiences of parent carer forums 2015/16.

    2mb

  • Support for parent carer forums: Information to help develop your parent forum

    Examples of documents sent in by forums to share with others, for example terms of reference, payment policy, parent carer represtative agreements.

    248kb