Reaching out to families

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For many families simply getting out of the house is a major challenge, often because parents are too busy or tired from their caring responsibilities, some need transport to access even very local facilities. Professionals can play a big part in helping families access their services. 

Why families might have problems accessing services 

How you can attract families to your service 

How Contact can help   

We have lots of information and resources that you can share with families or direct them towards. 

Resources for professionals 

We’ve produced these guides to help professionals make their services more accessible to families with disabled children: 

Parent guides 

Our parent guides are free to download or to order in print from our helpline. The following guides might be helpful to parents looking for services: 

For more parent guides on topics such as special education, holidays and leisure and NHS services, see our full publications list [PDF]