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Child related links

child bereavement charity
CBC provides support, information and training to all involved both when a child dies or is bereaved of someone important in their lives.

children and adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder 
Provides a support network, forum, research, education and information for parents, caregivers and adults, educators, adults, professionals and the media and to be an advocate on behalf of the AD/HD community.

Provides support and advice to parents of children with disabilities. Has online fact sheets to download as well as a directory of specific conditions and rare disorders.

disability pregnancy and parenthood international
DPPI, a charity controlled by disabled parents, promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during and after pregnancy and as parents. It has a number of publications, offers training for health and social work professionals and provides a UK information service.

disabled parents network
The DPN is a membership organisation of and for disabled parents. It operates a peer support/contact register, issues a newsletter and runs a helpline operated by disabled parent volunteers.

How Dogs Can Help with Mental Health – Mind Boosting Benefits of Dog Ownership.

Aims to change UK drinking habits for the better. Has sections on alcohol and your child and foetal alcohol syndrome.

dyslexia action
Dyslexia Action is a national charity that takes action to change the lives of people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties. 

family fund
Gives grants to lower income families with severely disabled children. The Fund helps with things to meet the additional needs of caring for a severely disabled child such as holidays, washing machines, driving lessons, computers and hospital visiting costs.

keen london
KEEN London is the only charity in London which offers one-to-one sports and recreational opportunities for children and young adults with special needs (our 'athletes'), and their siblings, at no cost to their families and caregivers.

national children's bureau
Act as an umbrella body for voluntary and statutory organisations concerned with children, childcare and family policy in England. It provides information and advice to organisations and policy makers, acts as a focal point for campaigns and issues publications. They host a number of more specialist bodies including the Council for Disabled Children.

national deaf children's society
Provides support of all deaf children, young deaf people, their parents, carers, families and professionals working on their behalf. Information section has help with benefits and DLA form filling.

pace centre
Provides intensive learning programmes, tailored to the individual needs of children with motor impairments aged 6 months to 12 years.

parents with disabilities online 
Have been providing information, support and resources to parents with disabilities since 1996.

the priority trust
Priority Trust helps physically disabled children and young people gain independence and confidence to achieve their potential. They make grants to fund the provision of mobility equipment.

Organisation committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people.