What we do
We support families with the best possible guidance and
We advise thousands of parents each year on all aspects of caring
for a disabled child.
Website and parent
We have online information on
issues such as education, benefits and family life, and our parent
resources cover a range of topics including health and social care
Workshops and information sessions
We run workshops and information
sessions for parents across the UK.
We provide up-to-date and
validated information on hundreds of disabilities and conditions,
their symptoms, treatment and the support available.
Our hospitals and
Our parent advisers are now based at six children's hospitals
across the UK, providing families with emotional and practical
support when they need it most. We bring families together to support each other
Parent support groups
We support local and national
groups in their work bringing parents carers together for practical
and emotional support.
Contact in your area
Our offices across the UK
organise family fun days and outings so parents can make new
friends and socialise.
Our SENDirect service allows
parents to review services and share recommendations with
As well as supporting families,
we help a wide variety of professionals in their work with disabled
help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to
improve life for themselves and others
We are a force for change and
campaign with families to remove the barriers they face every
Parent carer participation
We support the
development of parent carer participation, a process in which
parents work together with professionals to make improvements to
Our volunteering opportunities
allow parents to give some of their time to support our
We give families the chance to
contribute to our research and surveys so that we understand the
scale of some of the issues they face.
We couldn't support families of
disabled children without our generous supporters and determined