For families with pre-teen disabled children

At primary school

Whether your child has a physical impairment, learning disability or any other condition, our information is for you.

A guide for parents
Tips for parents of disabled children in the early years.

Diagnosis and treatments

Just diagnosed?
Information on a variety of conditions and impairments.

Therapies and treatments
What’s available for your child.

Money and help with extra costs

Money
How to fund the extra costs of disability.

Disability benefits
Find out what you are entitled to.

Grants
How to find extra financial help.

Fuel bills
How to help with heating costs.

Practical help and advice

Communication
FAQs on communication with disabled children.

Sleep
Tips for dealing with sleep difficulties.

Toilet training
Potty training with disabled children.

Mealtimes
Practical tips to include children with eating difficulties.

Play
Games that all children can play!

Children's books
Storybooks that feature disabled characters.

Housing
How to have a more accessible home.

Disability equipment
Adaptations, computers and technology and help to get them.

Working with professionals

Learning together 
Parents supporting disabled children in Key Stage 1.

Medical negligence
Guide on clinical negligence.

Will trusts
How to secure the future of your disabled child.