Special Needs and Disability Useful Websites

The National Autistic Society (NAS): The leading UK charity for people with autism including Asperger syndrome – www.autism.org.uk

The Hope Centre: London’s dedicated thinking skills centre. Hope’s multi-professional team helps students aged 3-19 with learning or developmental difficulties, as well as gifted underachievers to achieve their learning potential – www.hope-centre.org.uk

Cerebra: A unique charity set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers – www.cerebra.org.uk

Do2Learn: Provides thousands pages of social skills and behavioural regulation activities and guidance, learning songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills – www.do2learn.com

National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS): The leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people – www.ndcs.org.uk

I CAN: Experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world – www.ican.org.uk

Epilepsy Action: The largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for the UK’s estimated 600,000 people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact – www.epilepsy.org.uk

Sanctuary Lodge: A state of the art detox and rehabilitation facility, set in the picturesque market town of Halstead – www.sanctuarylodge.com