Useful early years websites
Our early years team provides information and support that promotes inclusion for all children including:
- Training and products for early years professionals and parents
- Conductive education though a national network of Schools for Parents
- Child development (Celebrate Every Step)
- Befriending (Face 2 Face schemes)
- Walton Children's Centre in Merseyside
Other early years websites
The purpose of these links is to guide you to further sources of information - it is not intended to be a totally comprehensive list. Our links will be reviewed regularly. Please email email@example.com if you wish your site to be included or if you experience any problems.
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Network and support system for children and families using communication aids.
Information about the Alexander Technique - a method of mental and physical re-education.
Projects for children across the UK.
Support and care for premature and sick babies across the UK.
Individually tailored therapy for children who have allied neurological conditions.
Home-based therapies and exercises to help disabled children.
British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering
Works with everyone involved with adoption and fostering across the UK.
Child Poverty Action Group
Information about low-income families and the policies that affect them.
Childcare recruitment opportunities
Information for people interested in working with children in their early years.
Child Rights Information Network
Every child has human rights.
The Children's Society
Support for children within the youth justice system.
The Children's Trust, Tadworth
Support for children who have complex support needs.
Contact a Family
Support, advice and information for families with disabled children.
Disabled Parents Network
For disabled people who are parents or who hope to become parents.
Disability, Pregnancy and Parenthood International
Promotes better awareness and support for disabled people during pregnancy and as parents.
How to use person-centred planning to improve outcomes for young people in education, health care and day-to-day support.
Family Fund Trust
Grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.
Information resource that is relevant to modern parents.
Focuses on finding solutions to problems that arise in raising disabled children.
Support for children and young people with hemiplegia and their families.
Institute of Child Health
Promotes health both during childhood and in the later years of life.
National Association of Toy and Leisure Libraries
Promotes the development of new toy and leisure libraries.
National Children's Bureau (NCB)
Supports children, young people and families and those who work with them.
NCH Action for Children
Supports the UK's most vulnerable children and young people.
National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Emotional and practical support for deaf children and young people.
National Family and Parenting Institute
Researches and provides information for UK families.
National Portage Association
Home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs.
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Creates and delivers the services to protect children.
National Youth Agency
Advocates and provides support for young people and their voice in society.
Nicolettes Cerebral Palsy website
Information about cerebral palsy for parents and carers of children with CP.
A free hotline and information about parenting.
Support network of families to create opportunities for disabled children in wheelchairs.
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
Research college dedicated to the lives of children.
Save the Children
Global organisation that aids children in need and fights for children’s rights.
Information for the siblings of disabled children and adults.
Special Needs Family Fun
Provides support to the family with special needs.
Provides disabled children with adapted mainstream toys.
The Movement Centre
Physiotherapy centre to help children with cerebral palsy and related problems of movement control.
Tommy’s funds medical research into the causes of premature birth, stillbirth and miscarriage and provides a free information service for parents-to-be.
Provides disabled children with wheelchairs and other mobility equipment they need.
Conductive Education services for children with cerebral palsy and other motor impairments.