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Useful Links

Full of interesting links for parents and professionals

Ability Net

Free information and advice service on computing and disability

Adapted clothing for special children

Offering adaptive clothing for children with additional requirements. They have created sensory clothing and accessories, wheelchair  covers, chewies that enhance personal style and self expression. The also have a great range of swimwear, bibs and vests.


Facts and information about ataxia


Facts and information about autism

Bristol Parent Carers

Do you live in Bristol, or do you use Bristol services a lot?

Perhaps your child goes to a Bristol School, or you regularly attend the Children's Hospital.



Cerebra - Foundation for brain injured children. Supports parents and carers of brain injured children, through the PARENT network.

Cerebral Palsy Plus

Bristol based charity for those with cerebral palsy, their families and carers.

Citizens Advice Bureau

General Advice website

 Communication Matters

 Communication Matters aims to increase understanding, awareness and knowledge of the needs of people with complex communication needs.

Contact a Family

Support and information on all aspects of special needs

Council for Disabled Children

Promoting the voices and well-being of all children

Counselling Directory

A Useful site that will put anyone in touch with counselling services in the area.

Counselling Directory only lists qualified/registered counsellors and psychotherapists. Every member must send us copies of their qualifications and insurance cover or must be registered with a recognised professional body.

Cycling in the UK

Useful article about where to find inclusive cycling throughout the UK


Facts and information about Dyspraxia


Support for children and adults with eczema

Educator magazine

The On-line magazine for the professional teacher

Enuresis Resource and Information Centre

Education and Resources for improving childhood continence


Facts and information about epilepsy


National Society for Epilepsy


Hemiplegia Support Group

Hop, Skip & Jump

"A play and support centre for children with 
special needs and their families."

Hospital Passport

 Bristol Childrens Hospital Passport.

Inclusive Technology

Wide range of software and hardware adaptations for people with physical and/or learning disabilities

Jessie May Trust

Charity providing a pallative care service for children


Support for parents

Let's All Play Session at the Adventure Playgrounds

 Free inclusive play for Disabled children aged 8-15 and their siblings at Bristols' adventure playgrounds.


Support for parents


A vehicle for change, enabling disabled people and their families to attend events and activities. Supporting families, groups and friends to create activities e.g. parties and gatherings.


For all your motoring solutions

My Family Our Needs

Information and guidance on supporting you child from birth right through to adulthood. Find advice about EHCP's, diagnosis, housing, employment, benefits, and transition to adult services.

Parentline Plus (family Lives)

 Advice and supprt for families

Parent View

 Parents can give Ofsted their view of the school


Inspires and supports children, young people and adults with or without disabilities to make more of life together.

SAY Send and You

Providing Information, advice and support about SEND to children, young people and their parents and carers for 30 years. Originally set up as a charity in 1989 by local parents and professionals, they realised that better outcomes could be achieved for children and young people with SEND by working together. SEND and YOU now delivers SENDIAS Special Educational Needs & Disability Information Advice & Support service for 3 local Authorities; Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Office is based in Bristol.

Sirona care and health needs 

A web page containing details of all the services Sirona care & health provides for children and young people at different ages/stages of their education.

These include services for all – such as health visiting, school nursing and immunisations – as well as

specialist services which children may be referred to.


Sleep help

A site devoted to spreading awareness of sleep health and wellness. Resources specifically for children and adults with Autism.


Sibs exists to support people who grow up with or have grown up with a disabled brother or sister. It is the only UK charity representing the needs of over half a million young siblings and over one and a half million adult siblings.


Skiggle is a nationwide online network of UK-based people, families, carers and health professionals who either live with, or work with disability.

Their website includes an SOS messaging service where members can request care essentials immediately in unforeseen circumstances, free of charge, from other member’s surplus supplies.

They also have a marketplace feature where items can be bought, sold or offered for free. The marketplace includes the Bereavement Angel, an icon available for those needing to use the site due to personal loss.

There is also a Facebook page where families and carers chat, ask for advice or support and recommend products to each other.

Therapy directory

A place to find alternative therapies as well as traditional professional therapies.