Twins with Special Needs/Multiple Births

If your child is affected by a medical condition or disability we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 to get information, support and advice. You can also browse our range of parent guides on aspects of caring for a disabled child in our resource library.

To meet other parents see support groups below or meet other parents online in our closed Facebook group

We no longer hold a description of Twins with Special Needs/Multiple Births. You may find it more helpful to search for a particular or specific condition in our online medical information instead.

Other UK sites with trusted health information:

NHS Choices

Patient UK

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact a Family cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

Multiple Births Foundation

Tel: 020 3313 3519

The Foundation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1094546. It provides information and support for multiple birth families and professionals. 

Group details last updated March 2016.

TAMBA (Twins & Multiple Births Association)

Helpline: 0800 138 0509

TAMBA is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1076478. It provides information and support to multiple birth families. TAMBA has a closed Facebook page for parents with multiples who have a child or children with special needs, and a special needs message board for members.

Group details last updated September 2014.

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