The following organisations can provide further information and support.
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Cognition and Learning
- Dyslexia – The BDA promotes early identification of specific learning difficulties (SpLD) and support in schools to ensure opportunity to learn for dyslexic learners
- Dyscalculia – A website designed to widen knowledge in relation to maths difficulties
- Profound and Moderate Learning – NHS website with information on supporting a learning need
Physical and Sensory
- British Deaf Association – is a national Deaf-led organisation that works directly with Deaf people that use British Sign Language (BSL)
- Royal National Institute for the Blind – is a national organisation that works directly with people with a visual impairment
- Dyspraxia – Dyspraxia is a neurological condition that can affect the physical and neuro pathways within the brain. Previously, this condition was known as clumsy child disorder
Social, Emotional and Mental Health
- Childline – A help and advice charity that provides a counselling service for children and young people. It is free of charge and confidential. A multilingual service is provided.
- Young Minds – They provide information and assistance to improve mental health and emotional wellbeing in children and young people, as well as giving support and guidance for parent/carer empowerment
- Sarmatians – They provide emotional support for those with feelings of despair or distress and are struggling to cope or are at risk of suicide
- CAMHs – CAMHS is the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. They are part of the NHS and provide mental health services for young people
- Oppositional Defiance Disorder – ODD is a pattern of defiance, negativity, and hostility which is essentially constant
Communication and Interaction
- Afasic supports and provides information for families with children and young adults who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) with a focus of developmental language disorder (DLD)
- National Autistic Society – provide in-depth advice and guidance on the challenges autistic people and their families face
- I Can – Speech and Language UK gives children and young people the skills they need so they aren’t left behind, waiting to be understood.
- ADHD Foundation – The ADHD Foundation is the UK’s leading neurodiversity charity
- Tourette’s Action – Tourette’s Actionis a support and research charity working to improve the lives of people living with Tourette Syndrome.