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Down's Heart Group has an online community of worldwide contacts who keep in touch via email messages. Members can elect to receive individual emails, a daily digest or to read messages by going to the online message board. There is also an area where photographs, articles and links to useful sites are posted.

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Other sites that may be of interest

This includes sites providing services that may be useful such as childcare for special needs children, adapted play equipment and accomodation.

Apps for Children with Special Needs

Apps for Children with Special Needs
Apps for Children with Special Needs is committed to helping the families and carers of children with special needs and the wider community of educators and therapists who support them, by producing videos that demonstrate how products designed to educate children and build their life skills really work from a user perspective.

a4cwsn.com


Care.com

Care.com
Find carers or advertise your vacancy,

Please note:,

DHG DOES NOT endorse anyone detailed on this website, please ensure that you follow all the SAFETY CHECKS shown on the site with regard to employing someone.

uk.care.com/


Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

Council for Disabled Children (CDC)
The Council for Disabled Children is the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector in England, with links to other UK nations. Especially see their downloadable Legal Handbook

www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk


Da Vinci Mobility

Da Vinci Mobility
Manufactuers of bespoke lightweight wheelchairs and handcycles for everday use and sports for children and adults

www.davincimobility.co.uk


Disability Sanctuary

Disability Sanctuary
Disability Sanctuary is a dedicated Online community for people with amy form of disability. Find and ask questions, offer advice & information about health, work, benefits & Disability insurance issue's.

www.disabilitysanctuary.com


Easyhealth

Easyhealth
Easyhealth was made so that people know where to find ‘accessible’ health information . ‘Accessible’ information is information that uses easy words with pictures.

www.easyhealth.org.uk


GMC's Learning disabilities website

GMC's Learning disabilities website
This site aims to help doctors provide better care for people with learning disabilities by: identifying the issues, highlighting patient perspectives, showing how to put GMC guidance into practice.

www.gmc-uk.org/learningdisabilities/


Improving Health and Lives: Learning Disabilities Observatory

Improving Health and Lives: Learning Disabilities Observatory
The Observatory aims to provide better, easier to understand, information on the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities. Gathering information from across England, it will help hospitals and other providers of health and social care, to understand better the needs of people with learning disabilities, and their families and carers. This should help to identify quality improvements that will ensure the best possible outcomes for the health and lives of people with learning disabilities.

www.improvinghealthandlives.org.uk/


Marriage Care

Marriage Care
Marriage Care is a charity operating across England and Wales, from 53 Centres, with 80 counselling locations. They have just secured specific funding to offer some 3,000 counselling hours to the parents (can mean single, divorced, separated or more distantly related adult carers) of disabled or chronically sick children. The pilot project will start in May 2011 and cover Greater London and Essex, but if feedback is positive, they hope to extend the service. Appointments should be made through their national appointments service: 0800 389 3801

www.marriagecare.org.uk


Netmums

Netmums
Including pages for Special Needs Support in your area.

www.netmums.com/parenting-support/special-needs


One Place for Special Needs

One Place for Special Needs
One Place for Special Needs helps you find more and do more in the disability community. It's the perfect place for the newly diagnosed family as well as seasoned special needs parents and individuals.

www.oneplaceforspecialneeds.com


Rix Centre

Rix Centre
The Rix Centre delivers a rolling programme of research & development projects as well as providing teaching & learning in Multimedia Advocacy and implementing wider Multimedia Advocacy based initiatives across the fields of health, social care and education.

www.rixcentre.org/


SNAP Childcare

SNAP Childcare
Recruitment agency for special needs nannies and care workers who wish to work with babies, children and young adults with additional needs - and their siblings!

www.snapchildcare.co.uk


Specs4Us

Specs4Us
Spectacle frames specially formatted to fit children with Down syndrome and other special needs. Including a list of overseas suppliers

www.specs4us.com


Working Families

Working Families
Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. We help children, working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.

www.workingfamilies.org.uk


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