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Other Support Organisations in the UK

There are several UK organisations which offer more general services relating to disability which can be very useful to individuals, families and carers.

BILD - The British Institute of Learning Disabilities

BILD - The British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Works with the government and other organisations to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities. Also does research, such as how to include people with learning disabilities in making decisions.

www.bild.org.uk


Carers Direct

Carers Direct
Carers Direct provides information, advice and support for carers

www.nhs.uk/Carersdirect/Pages/CarersDirectHome.aspx


Contact a Family

Contact a Family
Contact a Family is the only UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children - no matter what their disability or health condition. We also enable parents to get in contact with other families, both on a local and national basis.

www.cafamily.org.uk


Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities

Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
We work with people with learning disabilities, their families and the people who support them. We aim to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families.

www.learningdisabilities.org.uk


Mencap

Mencap
Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers. Mencap fights for equal rights, campaigns for greater opportunities and challenges attitudes and prejudice towards people with a learning disability.

www.mencap.org.uk


National Portage Association

National Portage Association
Portage is a home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs and their families.

www.portage.org.uk


Sibs

Sibs
Sibs is the UK charity for people who grow up with a disabled brother or sister. We support siblings who are growing up with or who have grown up with a brother or sister with any disability, long term chronic illness, or life limiting condition.

www.sibs.org.uk


Symbol

Symbol
Symbol has been able to demonstrate a model of speech and language therapy which acknowledges that people with Down syndrome have a unique profile which lends itself to a particular way of learning. Symbol has, in collaboration with other stakeholders, developed and researched a range of specialist, evidence based services, which we now provide on a regular basis:

www.symboluk.co.uk


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