Resources

Our Family Services Team have compiled some key resources – links and information – to help families across the region find out about groups, charities, further help and support available.

If you have any questions, more suggestions or would like more information on other aspects, please contact us by emailing vicki.donohoe@pacessheffield.org.uk

Websites

Sheffield

Sports, clubs, activities

Performing arts classes- https://www.amindapart.org.uk/

Activities – https://climbingforallsheffield.com/

Specialist sporting activities-  https://www.facebook.com/Coach2Include/

Inclusive sports –http://www.dawssheffield.co.uk/

Sheffield sports- https://www.facebook.com/cfasheffield/

Boccia club- https://www.facebook.com/SheffieldSmashersBocciaClub/

Inclusive dance class- https://www.facebook.com/Radicatodancecompany/

Inclusive dance class-  https://www.facebook.com/BradiLeaDanceCompany/

Youth club for disabled young adults, R.I.V.A Project- http://www.rivaproject.co.uk/

Inclusive dance class- https://sites.google.com/view/dancestars-sheffield/home

Inclusive cycling- http://sheffieldcycling4all.org/

Clubs – https://www.sheffieldmencap.org.uk/

Wheelchair basketball- https://www.steelerswheelchairbasketball.com/

Inclusive groups for young adults – https://www.underthestars.org.uk/

Inclusive sports – https://withinreach.org.uk/

Emotional and family support

Short break provision- https://www.amyshouse.org.uk/

Learning disability services Burton street – http://www.burtonstreet.co.uk/

Sendiass services https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/information-advice-and-support-services-network/find-your-local-ias-service/yorkshire-and-humber/sheffield

Disability information- https://www.disabilitysheffield.org.uk/

Assistance to find a personal assistant/carer (PA) – https://disabilitysheffield.org.uk/pa-register/

Short break provision-  https://www.maskk.org.uk/

First aid trainers (children’s)- mini first aid- www.miifirstaid.co.uk

Family support service – http://www.ray-of-hope.co.uk/

Sheffield council tax reduction- https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/council-tax/council-tax-discounts-exemptions

Sheffield parent carer forum – https://sheffieldparentcarerforum.org.uk/

Sheffield carers centre – www.sheffieldcarers.org.uk

Sheffield local offer –http://www.sheffielddirectory.org.uk/kb5/sheffield/directory/localoffer.page?localofferchannelnew=0

SNIPS- http://www.sheffielddirectory.org.uk/kb5/sheffield/directory/advice.page?id=UrgO9wgJmTg

Young carers – https://www.sheffieldyoungcarers.org.uk/

MAST support services  https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/mast

Register your child on the disabled child register – https://www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/services/child-disability-register/

Family support service – http://www.sparklesheffield.co.uk/

Handyperson – https://www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk/support/home-improvement/sheffield-home-improvement-agency/

Barnsley

Barnsley Sendiass service- www.barnsley.gov.uk/sendiass

Barnsley assisted technology – https://www.barnsleyhospital.nhs.uk/assistive-technology/

Register your child on the disabled child register – http://fsd.barnsley.gov.uk/kb5/barnsley/fisd/dcr.page

Assistance to find a personal assistant/carer (PA) – https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/adult-health-and-social-care/barnsley-pa-finder/

Local offer- https://www.barnsley.gov.uk/services/children-families-and-education/children-with-special-educational-needs-and-disabilities-send/send-local-offer/

Lena one for all Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/561457180715457/

SMILE Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/smilebarnsley/

KIDS – https://www.facebook.com/KidsBarnsleyparticipation/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARAwomGxI638Y5H1voVRUY1T_IhM3tCorecEMOxcFeXtEcavykBKtEP5Av-mE-co68r-KebM4EvqfU8t

Facebook Downs syndrome support https://www.facebook.com/groups/392167004167869/

Health information – https://www.livewellbarnsley.co.uk/Services/1735

Career and education advice- www.preferredfuturesfs.co.uk

Speech and language information sheets – https://www.southwestyorkshire.nhs.uk/barnsley-childrens-speech-language-therapy-service/communication-and-swallowing-difficulties/

TADS – https://www.tadsbarnsley.co.uk/

Leeds

Inclusive sports – https://active.leeds.gov.uk/findacentre/armleyleisurecentre

Activities and groups –  https://www.aireborough-scheme.co.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://www.artworks-sy.co.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://www.beatit.org.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://www.dazl.org.uk/

Inclusive dance group – http://www.flamingochicks.co.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://leedsplayhouse.org.uk/

Inclusive sports –  https://www.leedspowerchairfc.co.uk/

Activities and groups –  http://peopleinaction.org.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://pyramid-of-arts.org.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://twitter.com/skyfallers?lang=en

Activities and groups –  http://www.wearetheatre.co.uk/

Activities and groups –  https://yorkshiredance.com/

Emotional and family support

Information – https://breezeleeds.org/about-breeze/inclusion-information-and-events

Carers Befriending- www.carersleeds.org.uk

Leeds parent carer forum http://www.epicleeds.org.uk/

Additional needs support group https://m.facebook.com/bemorechazzy/

Assistance to find a personal assistant/carer (PA) – https://www.leedscil.org.uk/pa-register

Leeds local offer https://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/children-families-and-carers/local-offer/leeds-local-offer/special-educational-needs-disability

Register your child on the disabled child register – https://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/children-families-and-carers/local-offer/leeds-local-offer/childrens-disability-register

Additional needs support group http://www.littlehiccups.co.uk/index.htm

Doncaster

SEND club – https://autismplus.co.uk/

SENDIAS service http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/sendias

Doncaster local offer http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/local-offer-send

School support http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/sen-service-and-faq-s-from-the-send-code-of-practice

Register your child on the disabled child register – http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/together-information-exchange

Additional needs support groups  https://www.yourlifedoncaster.co.uk/s4s/WhereILive/Council?pageId=7

Rotherham

Inclusive sports http://activerotherham.org.uk/active-rotherham

Register your child on the disabled child register – https://www.rotherham.gov.uk/forms/form/391/en/join_the_childrens_disability_register

Rotherham local offer http://www.rotherhamsendlocaloffer.org/

Rotherham parent carer forum https://www.rpcf.co.uk/

Inclusive sports http://www.wheelchairwasps.co.uk/training.html

Wakefield

Sports, clubs, activities

Clubs – https://www.ableize.com/disabled-groups-and-clubs-by-county/west-yorkshire/

Local groups and activities – https://www.connecttosupport.org/s4s/LACatalogueEvents/Index/e07fef73-ba92-4fac-93a8-f365d5c841a1?orgId=e2fe0a38-ea79-47de-8d12-a0e500b988b2&Link=filtered&search=learning%20disability

Inclusive sports – https://disabilitysportyorkshire.org/about-dsy/

Inclusive skiing – https://www.snozoneuk.com/disability-snowsports/

Inclusive sports – https://www.yorkshiresport.org/what-we-do/disability-sports/

Emotional and family support

Special needs support – https://kidzaware.co.uk/

Day services for adults – http://schc.co.uk/

Wakefield local offer http://wakefield.mylocaloffer.org/Home

Wakefield Parent and carer forum – http://wakefield.mylocaloffer.org/s4s/WhereILive/Council?pageId=4061

Register your child on the disabled child register – http://wakefield.mylocaloffer.org/information-network

Kirklees

SENDIAS http://www.kias.org.uk/

Special needs support https://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/food-exercise-and-sport/kirklees-passport.aspx

Kirklees local offer http://www.kirklees.gov.uk/beta/local-offer/the-local-offer.aspx

Register your child on the disabled child register – https://kirkleestogether.co.uk/2018/12/03/new-register-for-children-with-additional-needs/

Kirklees parent carer forum https://www.pcankirklees.org/

Derbyshire

Wheelchair accessibility info http://www.accessiblederbyshire.org/

Council for disabled children https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/information-advice-and-support-services-network/find-your-local-ias-service/east-midlands/derbyshire

Derbyshire children’s social care infohttps://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/children-and-families/disabled-children/disabled-children.aspx

Derbyshire local offer https://localoffer.derbyshire.gov.uk/#!/directory

special needs activities https://umbrella.uk.net/

Bradford

Inclusive dance group – http://www.flamingochicks.co.uk/

Bradford local offer https://localoffer.bradford.gov.uk/

Inclusive groups- http://www.ls29group.co.uk/

Inclusive groups – http://www.mind-the-gap.org.uk/

Register your child on the disabled child register –

Bradford Parent and carer forum – http://www.pfba.org.uk/

Calderdale

Calderdale local offer https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/education-and-learning/local-offer/send

SENDIAS info http://www.calderdalesendiass.org.uk/

Register your child on the disabled child register –

Calderdale parent and carer forum – http://www.uniqueways.org.uk/family-voice-calderdale/

National support agencies and charities

http://www.abilityneeds.co.uk/

https://www.actioncp.org/

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/

http://www.bild.org.uk/

https://www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk/#

https://www.bliss.org.uk/

https://www.caudwellchildren.com/

https://www.cerebra.org.uk/

https://www.cerebralpalsy.org.uk/

https://www.cepeg.org.uk/

https://www.changingfaces.org.uk/

http://www.changing-places.org/

https://childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/

https://childlawadvice.org.uk/

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

https://www.cleen.world/

https://contact.org.uk/

https://www.coreassets.com/

https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/

https://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/

https://www.cpteensuk.org/

https://credability.uk.com/

http://disabilityhorizons.com/

https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/

https://www.dlf.org.uk/

https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/

http://edendoratrust.org/

https://www.familyfund.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/sheffieldassociationforspinabifidaandhydrocephalus/

http://www.findresources.co.uk/

https://go-kids-go.org.uk/

https://www.headway.org.uk/

https://www.home-start.org.uk/

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/

https://www.irwinmitchell.com/personal/protecting-your-rights/factsheets-and-template-letters

https://www.kidzexhibitions.co.uk/

http://littlebearsees.org/

https://www.littlebigpeeps.com/

https://makingspace.co.uk/

https://www.mencap.org.uk/

https://www.myliferaft.com/

https://www.ncb.org.uk/

https://www.ndcs.org.uk/

http://www.nnpcf.org.uk/

https://pdnet.org.uk/

http://www.peeps-hie.org/

https://www.penderelstrust.org.uk/

https://www.pyjamafairies.org/

https://rainbowtrust.org.uk/

https://raysofsunshine.org.uk/

https://www.rda.org.uk/

http://www.reachingfamilies.org.uk/

https://www.remap.org.uk/

https://www.rnib.org.uk/

https://www.scope.org.uk/

https://www.sendirect.org.uk/

http://sendkarma.co.uk/

https://senmagazine.co.uk/

https://www.sense.org.uk/

https://www.sensoryintegration.org.uk/What-is-SI

http://sentas.co.uk/

https://www.shinecharity.org.uk/

https://www.sibs.org.uk/

http://www.soundlincs.org/

https://specialneedsjungle.com/

https://www.starlight.org.uk/

https://www.strongbones.org.uk/

https://skybadger.co.uk/

http://www.thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk/

http://trainland.tripod.com/

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

https://www.variety.org.uk/

https://www.undiagnosed.org.uk/

 

National activities, groups and sports

https://www.archerygb.org/shoot-compete/shoot/disability-archery/

https://bdaa.co.uk/

https://birdingforall.com/

https://www.bocciaengland.org.uk/

https://britishwheelchairbasketball.co.uk/

http://www.calvertlakes.org.uk/

https://www.carryongardening.org.uk/

https://www.ceacard.co.uk/

http://www.cpsport.org/

https://cycling.org.uk/

http://disabledramblers.co.uk/

http://www.disabilityshooting-gb.org/

https://www.englandgolf.org/play-golf/disability/

http://www.fredshed.co.uk/homepage.htm

https://www.gardeningfordisabledtrust.org.uk/

https://www.getcycling.org.uk/

https://greencirclegarden.com/

https://www.iflyworld.com/?utm_expid=.I31JYrmxTF6HwCdU_7MUew.0&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.iflyworld.com%2F

http://www.ladybowerfisheries.co.uk/

https://mtsfc.org.uk/

https://mymaxcard.co.uk/

https://www.otw.org.uk/about/

https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=812

https://www.specialeffect.org.uk/

https://www.speedofsight.org/index.php

https://www.tennisfoundation.org.uk/play-tennis/physically-impaired-tennis/

https://www.the-dps.co.uk/

https://www.thrive.org.uk/

https://www.wheelpower.org.uk/

www.whizz-kidz.org.uk

https://www.wilderthings.co.uk/

 

Facebook groups

Many Facebook groups can be found by searching the most relevant words or wording that corresponds to the topic your researching. Below is some active groups on facebook.

A special needs forum for support, advice and friendship

A very special needs Christmas UK

Blended Diet UK

Cerebral palsy parents information group

Cerebral Palsy UK

Global Development Delay UK

Our Special family

SEN action – forum for special educational needs, EHCplans and tribunals

Special needs carseats

Special needs and sensory play ideas

Special needs equipment and Advice Page UK only

Special needs equipment UK only – buy – sell – swap – give away

Special needs equipment ~ buy sell swap UK only

SEND special educational needs HEIP

Special needs parents support & discussion group

Special needs items/pushchairs

Tripability Travel Talk

Tube feeding your child in the UK

 

 

Therapies for cerebral palsy or physical disabilities are available privately or through the NHS.  It is important to research any therapy you choose to use as some are more mainstream and some have less research and experience to support them.

Anat Baniel Therapy

https://www.anatbanielmethod.com/

Practitioners use movement therapy to improve outcomes, especially in younger children

This therapy can be Self-funded, or charity funded if available

 

ABR Therapy

https://www.abr-therapy.com/

Intensive internal muscle strengthening activity require a large commitment from parents

This therapy can be Self-funded although charity funding may be available

 

The Brainwave Centre

https://www.brainwave.org.uk/

Assesses children with disabilities and works out a program of exercises to be carried out at home by the parents.

This therapy can be Self-funding, charity funding and also Brainwave themselves have sponsors who pay for the therapy

 

Bobath Physical therapy

https://www.bobath.org.uk/

Uses physiotherapy based on Bobath teaching and will assess a child and provide block treatments as well as individual treatments

This therapy can be Self-funded or charity funded, can also be subsidised.

 

Conductive Education

https://www.pacessheffield.org.uk/about/what-is-conductive-education/

https://www.footprintscec.org/

https://www.cepeg.org.uk/

Conductive education is an integrated teaching method aimed at children and young adults with physical disability.  There are blocks of therapies, an outreach service and a school service

This therapy can be Self-funded, Local authority funded, and charity funded.

 

Chiropractic and massage therapy

Helps with stretches and relaxing tense muscles

This therapy can be Self-funded.

Footsteps Centre

The Footsteps therapy programme

Spider therapy using an Adeli Suit to improve balance and coordination amongst other things.

This therapy can be Self-funded although charity funding may be available

 

Hydrotherapy

Water therapy provided by the hospital Physiotherapy department

 

Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy

Aimed at increasing the blood flow to the brain.  Less often used as may cause seizures

This therapy can be Self-funded

 

Occupational Therapy

Therapists will assess a child’s physical needs and suggest equipment to help with function

https://morerehab.com/

NHS provided

 

Orthotics

Provides supportive splints and shoes to correct or prevent foot deformities and support walking

Normally provided by the NHS but can be privately funded

 

Portage

https://www.portage.org.uk/

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

Parents should not be charged for Portage home visiting which is usually delivered as part of a local authority service offer.

 

NHS Physiotherapy

Physical therapy carried out by therapists but also, they will give exercise programs

NHS provided or privately funded

 

Riding for the Disabled

https://www.rda.org.uk/

Our horses and ponies provide therapy and fun to people all over the UK. With your help we can do even more.

Paid for by the charity itself, although a small fee is usually made.

 

Speech and Language Therapy

Provides speech and language therapy and assesses swallowing

NHS Provided or privately employed

 

Snowdrop

http://www.snowdrop.cc/

A private therapy which uses neuroplasticity to improve the physical wellbeing of disabled children

This therapy can be Self-funded, or charity funded if available

 

NICE

National Institute for health and Care Excellence has detailed information about the assessment and management of cerebral palsy.

https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng62/chapter/Recommendations

 

 

Equipment and Shops

The following websites have equipment such as wheelchairs, seating, bath aids, car seats, toilets, trikes, ramps, toys, communication aids and much more.

You should check that the supplier of the equipment is a member of the British Healthcare trades Association (BHTA) http://bhta.com/

The Research Institute for Disabled Consumers –   https://www.ridc.org.uk/

 

Bathing, seating, sleeping, hoisting, large and small equipment

www.aatgb.com

http://www.abacushealthcare.co.uk/

http://www.able2.eu/

https://www.ablemove.co.uk/

https://www.abilitysuperstore.com/collections/mobility-aids

https://www.accessyourlife.co.uk/

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

https://www.activateforkids.co.uk/index.html

https://www.activehands.com/shop/

https://www.all-mobility.co.uk/

https://allterrainwheelchairs.co.uk/

http://www.also4me.com/en-gb/

https://www.amazon.co.uk/s?k=disabled+aids&crid=2IUKFCDVV5JAO&sprefix=disabl%2Caps%2C150&ref=nb_sb_ss_i_6_6

https://aquarate.com/

https://asksara.dlf.org.uk/

https://www.astorbannerman.co.uk/

http://www.avaulters.co.uk/

https://www.backcs.co.uk/

www.BaKare.co.uk

https://www.baffin.com/

https://www.bambach.co.uk/paediatric/who-should-use-a-bambach

https://www.bathingsolutions.co.uk/

https://www.bathstore.com/products/easybathing

www.bennett-workplace.co.uk

http://www.besrehab.net/

http://www.carebase.net/

https://www.careflex.co.uk/

https://centrobed.com/

https://www.chilterninvadex.co.uk/

https://www.chunc.com/

https://clarkandpartners.co.uk/

https://www.clarksmobility.com/

https://clarkshop.co.uk/

www.clos-o-mat.com

https://www.cobolt.co.uk/

http://consolor.co.uk/

https://www.crelling.com/

http://www.creativecareltd.com/

https://curaseating.com/

https://dailycare.co.uk/

https://www.davincimobility.com/

https://www.delichon.uk/

https://www.disabledliving.co.uk/

https://designability.org.uk/

https://www.easytravelseat.com/

https://www.easylifegroup.com/

https://www.easylinkuk.co.uk/

https://www.eden-mobility.co.uk/

https://www.etac.com/en-gb/

http://fasttecsolutions.co.uk/services.html

https://www.findsignage.co.uk/

https://www.foicare.com/

https://www.franceandassociates.co.uk/

http://www.freedomconcepts.com/

https://www.fireflyfriends.com/uk/

 

https://fledglings.org.uk/

https://geniestandingwheelchair.co.uk/

https://www.gennymobility.com/int/products.html;jsessionid=BC5CBB1C6E606CF95DA5C34D5A742D41

https://www.gomobility.co.uk/

https://www.greentrousers.com/

http://www.hkdsolutions.com/

https://www.hear4you.com/

https://www.impeyshowers.com/

https://www.ineedawheelchair.co.uk/

https://www.innovacareconcepts.com/en/?utm_source=Google-My-Business&utm_medium=Organic&utm_campaign=GMB

https://www.invacare.co.uk/

https://www.jenx.com/

http://www.jiraffe.org.uk/

https://www.jobskin.co.uk/

https://www.kinderkey.co.uk/

https://www.kingkraft.co.uk/

https://www.lazarehab.com/

http://www.leckey.com/

https://www.lisclare.com/

https://www.livingaidsdirect.com/

https://www.loopwheels.com/

https://www.made2aid.co.uk/store/

https://www.medimotion.co.uk/

https://www.mercado-medic.co.uk/

https://www.medicotech.co.uk/

https://www.medpage-ltd.com/

https://www.mercado-medic.co.uk/

https://meru.org.uk/

https://missioncycles.co.uk/

http://www.mobilityforyou.co.uk/

https://mobilityfurniture.co.uk/

https://www.mobilitysmart.co.uk/

https://www.moreability.co.uk/

https://mooringsmediquip.com/

https://www.madeformovement.com/

http://murraysmedical.co.uk/

http://www.naidex.co.uk/

https://neater.co.uk/

http://www.ncphlexicare.com/

https://www.nrshealthcare.co.uk/?id=menu

https://www.opemed.net/

http://www.optimalowvision.co.uk/

https://www.ospreyhealthcare.com/

https://www.ottobock.co.uk/

https://www.outdoortoys.co.uk/12v-children-s-waltzer-car-battery-operated-electric-ride-on-toy-white

https://www.parkgatemobility.co.uk/

https://www.passmoregroup.co.uk/

https://www.performancehealth.co.uk/products/home-care-daily-living

http://www.permobil.com/en/Corporate/

https://www.platinumstairlifts.com/

https://peta-uk.com/

http://uk.pressalit.com/

https://qef.org.uk/

http://www.qimova.com/

https://www.quantumrehab.co.uk/

https://www.quest88.com/

https://www.redcross.org.uk/

https://www.remap.org.uk/

https://www.renaissance-baths.co.uk/easy-access-baths/

http://www.remotion.co.uk/

https://www.rgklife.com/

http://www.r82.co.uk/

http://safetyramps.co.uk/

https://www.safespaces.co.uk/

https://www.sarabec.com/

https://www.scanmobility.co.uk/

https://schuchmann.co.uk/

http://www.scooterstoreltd.com/

http://sculpta.co.uk/html/secure.htm

https://www.smart-wheelchairs.co.uk/

https://shop.rnib.org.uk/

https://www.sidhil.com/

https://www.simplestuffworks.com/

http://www.smartseatingsolutions.co.uk/

https://www.smilesmart-tech.com/

https://smirthwaite.co.uk/

https://www.specialisedorthoticservices.co.uk/

https://specialkids.company/

https://www.spokz.co.uk/

https://www.stannahlifts.co.uk/

https://www.sunrisemedical.co.uk/

https://www.symmetrikit.com/

http://www.tendercareltd.com/

https://thegrippit.com/

https://www.themobilityaidscentre.co.uk/

http://www.themobilitymarket.co.uk/

http://www.theraposture.co.uk/

https://www.theraplay.co.uk/

www.throneuk.co.uk

https://www.tinytrax.com/

https://tomcatuk.org/

https://www.vela.eu/

https://www.wickermobilityshop.co.uk/

www.wmdlc.org

https://vaporricon.co.uk/

https://www.yorkshirecareequipment.com/

 

Protective items, clothing and shoes

https://www.archshoes.co.uk/

http://ardenorthotics.co.uk/

www.bibbleplus.co.uk

https://www.bundlebean.com/

https://www.caredesigns.co.uk/

https://cheekychompers.com/

https://www.clinimed.co.uk/

https://www.cosyfeet.com/

https://shop.countrywidehealthcare.co.uk/

https://www.denovohealthcare.com/

http://www.disabled-clothing.co.uk/

http://disabledgear.com/

https://www.equiptomove.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/Rubysspecialclothes/

https://www.facebook.com/craftynannasfunkybandanas/

 

https://m.facebook.com/FrankieLola1/

https://funkygiraffebibs.co.uk/

http://www.hollister.co.uk/en-gb

https://www.id-direct.com/ukb2c/en/home.html

https://www.incywincy.net/

https://www.kozyfozy.co.uk/

https://www.marksandspencer.com/2-pack-pure-cotton-dribble-bibs/p/p60175373

https://nicosy.co.uk/

https://www.dmorthotics.com/

https://www.respond.co.uk/

https://www.seenin.co.uk/

https://specialkids.company/

https://www.thelakesorthotics.co.uk/butlerboots

https://www.vblush.com/

 

Toileting and Continence

https://www.abena.com/

https://www.allaboutincontinence.co.uk/

https://www.bbuk.org.uk/children-young-people/

https://www.brollysheets.co.uk/

https://coastallinensupplies.co.uk/

https://confitex.co.uk/

https://www.eric.org.uk/

https://www.everynappy.co.uk/

https://www.hartmanndirect.co.uk/

https://www.id-direct.com/ukb2c/en/index.html

https://www.imedicare.co.uk/en/

https://www.incontinenceuk.co.uk/?option=com_wordpress&Itemid=70&lang=en&tag=promocon

https://www.mobiloo.org.uk/

http://www.ontexglobal.com/

https://www.pshealthcare.co.uk/

https://www.tena.co.uk/

https://www.win-health.com/urologic-care.html

 

Sensory and toys

http://www.astitchdifferent.co.uk/

https://www.experia-innovations.co.uk/

https://www.exploreyoursenses.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/educationaltoysandresourcessupplier/

https://www.podsplay.com/

https://gro.co.uk/product/gro-clock/

https://www.multi-sensoryworld.co.uk/

https://www.rhinouk.com/

http://www.ris.healthcare/

https://www.rompa.com/

https://www.sensetoys.com/

https://www.sensorykraft.co.uk/

https://sensoryplus.co.uk/

https://www.senteq.co.uk/

https://www.special-needs-toys.co.uk/

https://starkidtags.com/shop

https://thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk/

https://www.youngcalibre.org.uk/

 

 

Accessible vehicles, Motability and cars

https://www.accessiblevehicles.co.uk/index.php

alfredbekker.com

https://www.alliedmobility.com/

autochair.co.uk

basnw.co.uk

https://www.brig-aydcontrols.co.uk

bristolstreetversa.com

https://www.brookmiller.co.uk/

brotherhood.com

cartwrightmobility.co.uk

https://cjconversions.co.uk/

https://www.desgoslingmobilityltd.co.uk/

https://www.disabledmotoring.org/

https://www.drivingmobility.org.uk/

elap.co.uk

gmcoachwork.co.uk

gowringsmobility.co.uk

https://www.guidosimplexuk.com

https://www.hwpickrell.co.uk/newsite/index2.php?choice=wheelchair&

https://www.jeffgosling.co.uk

www.lewisreedgroup.co.uk

mobility-services.com

https://www.motability.co.uk/

https://www.rrg-group.com/

https://sirusautomotive.co.uk

https://www.tbcconversions.com/mobility/

 

Training

Here are some website links to a few parenting courses, disability awareness courses and much more

https://www.careforthefamily.org.uk/courses/parenting-courses-time-out

https://www.disabilitymatters.org.uk/

https://www.familylives.org.uk/

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/pages/category/learn-about-and-book-training

https://superkidsguide.com/join-the-movement/

https://www.triplep-parenting.uk.net/uk-en/get-started/triple-p-courses-for-parents-of-children-birth-12-years/stepping-stones/

 

Grants

Your first port of call for any equipment is usually your occupational therapist. Unfortunately, not all equipment is available on the NHS. Below are links for websites you can search to see if you are eligible for a grant towards the cost of equipment, holidays, days out, communication tools and much more.

https://www.3hfund.org.uk/

http://www.break-charity.org/

https://britishgasenergytrust.org.uk/

http://www.cashforkids.uk.com/

https://www.caudwellchildren.com/

https://www.cerebra.org.uk/

http://www.childrenshopefoundation.org.uk/

https://www.childrentoday.org.uk/

https://communicationmatters.org.uk/what-we-do/cm-grants/

http://www.destinationflorida.org.uk/

https://www.disability-grants.org/

https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/

https://www.dreamscometrue.uk.com/

https://www.dreamflight.org/

https://www.dreammakerschildrenscharity.com/

https://www.dreamscometrue.uk.com/

https://www.elifarfoundation.org.uk/

https://www.equiptomove.co.uk/

https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/grants/

https://www.familyfund.org.uk/

https://www.glasspool.org.uk/

https://www.happydayscharity.org/

https://www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/

http://www.heswallcamp.org.uk/

http://www.independenceathome.org.uk/

https://www.kidsout.org.uk/

https://lhh.org.uk/

http://www.lifeline4kids.org/application/

https://www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk/scenario.php?csid=172

http://www.makeadream.org/

https://www.make-a-wish.org.uk/

https://www.merlinsmagicwand.org/

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/charitable-grants-for-ill-or-disabled-people

https://www.mssociety.org.uk/care-and-support/financial-help/apply-for-an-ms-society-grant

https://www.ms-researchandrelief.org/grants/

https://www.musculardystrophyuk.org/get-the-right-care-and-support/equipment-grants/

https://www.my-afk.org/

https://www.myrtwellbeing.org.uk/financial-support/physical-grants

https://newlifecharity.co.uk/

https://www.newmantrust.org/

https://www.nihalarmstrongtrust.org.uk/

https://www.npower.com/help-and-support/extra-support/health-through-warmth/

http://www.opencountry.org.uk/

https://www.promisedreams.co.uk/

https://www.physcap.org/

https://qef.org.uk/

https://raysofsunshine.org.uk/

https://reactcharity.org/

https://sandcastletrust.org/

https://www.starlight.org.uk/

https://www.theactfoundation.co.uk/

https://www.theboparancharitabletrust.com/

http://www.thedreamteamcharity.co.uk/index.html

https://www.thesequaltrust.org.uk/

https://www.treeofhope.org.uk/

http://www.trefoil.org.uk/

https://www.variety.org.uk/

http://www.whizz-kidz.org.uk/

https://www.yctrust.uk/

https://www.yourdreamfactory.org/

funding for groups https://www.syfab.org.uk/

 

Travel

Websites below contain hint and tips for disabled travellers.

https://www.abletoholiday.co.uk/

https://abilitydrive.co.uk/

https://www.accessable.co.uk/

https://www.accessatlast.com/

https://www.accesscard.org.uk/

https://www.access-travel.co.uk/

http://accessibleportugal.com/

https://www.affinitydesign.eu/

https://barnstondale.org/

http://www.beamsleyproject.org/

https://www.birchcroft-hideaway.co.uk/en-GB

http://www.blagdonfarm.co.uk/

http://www.bocaddon.com/

https://www.bookhamcourt.co.uk/

http://www.bramwoodgower.co.uk/

https://www.breakawaysupportedholidays.co.uk/

http://www.brickhousecottages.co.uk/

https://www.canalability.org.uk/

https://www.canbedone.co.uk/

http://www.calvert-trust.org.uk/

https://www.church-farm-barns.co.uk/

https://www.coachbuiltgb.co.uk/

https://www.cotswoldcharm.com/

https://croftbungalow.co.uk/

https://www.curveonline.co.uk/plan-your-visit/accessibility/

https://www.disabledchildren.org.uk//

https://www.disabledholidays.com/

https://disabledholidaysinspain.com/

http://www.disabledholidays4u.com/

https://www.disabledpersons-railcard.co.uk/

https://www.disabilitypartnership.org.uk/services/index.shtml

http://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/03/top-tips-for-travelling-in-a-wheelchair/

http://www.disaway.co.uk/

https://www.enableholidays.com/

http://endeavour-uk.co.uk/index.html

www.euansguide.com

https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/

http://www.graingevillaflorida.com/

https://hallfarm.com/

https://www.hoegrangeholidays.co.uk/accessible-holidays/

https://www.holidayhomestrust.info/

https://www.holidayswithhelp.org.uk/

https://www.homeleigh.org/

https://www.homelands-fife.co.uk/

https://www.ineedaholidaytoo.com/

https://irtonhousefarm.co.uk/

https://www.joeydunlopfoundation.com/

https://www.jonascentre.org/

https://www.lewisreedgroup.co.uk/

http://www.limitlesstravel.org/

https://maisondeslandes.co.uk/

https://www.matchinghouses.com/

https://www.merseafestival.org.uk/

https://mobilityhire.com/

https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_destinations/disabled_passengers.aspx

https://www.nomadicmatt.com/

https://northchallacombefarmholidays.co.uk/about/

https://www.passionatepeople.invacare.eu.com/

https://qef.org.uk/our-services/qef-mobility-services

https://www.respitenow.org.uk/freedom-breaks.php

https://www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/accessible/travel-guide

https://www.sagetraveling.com/

https://www.sbhscotland.org.uk/content/help-rebecca-cottage/

https://www.sensorytraveller.co.uk/

https://www.simplyemma.co.uk/

http://www.specialistvehiclerental.co.uk/

https://www.stmoritzhotel.co.uk/stay/accessible-stays/

https://www.tourismforall.org.uk/

https://www.tram.co.uk/access-guide

https://treworgans.co.uk/

http://www.vasd.org.uk/

https://www.visitengland.com/plan-your-visit/access-all/national-accessible-scheme

https://www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information/getting-around-london/accessible-public-transport

https://www.wallopswoodcottages.co.uk/accessibility/

http://www.walkswithwheelchairs.com/

http://wavobility.co.uk/

http://www.wheelchair-travel.co.uk/

https://wheelchaircars.co.uk/

https://wheelchairtravel.org/

https://www.woodcombelodges.co.uk/

https://www.yha.org.uk/stay/accessible-hostels

https://www.3hfund.org.uk/holidays/

 

Mental Health and wellbeing

https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/youth-wellbeing/

https://anxietycanada.com/about-us/

https://www.bacp.co.uk/

https://braininhand.co.uk/

https://www.bullying.co.uk/advice-for-parents/

https://www.calmerparenting.co.uk/

https://carers.org/

https://www.carersuk.org/

https://www.childline.org.uk/

https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/mental-health-advice-for-children-and-young-people/the-advice-resource-vault/advice-for-children-age-6-12

http://thecoupleconnection.net/

https://www.england.nhs.uk/mental-health/adults/iapt/

http://www.familycarers.org.uk/

http://iaptsheffield.shsc.nhs.uk/silvercloud/

https://www.livesinthebalance.org/

https://www.marriagecare.org.uk/

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/your-mental-health/getting-help

https://www.meridenfamilyprogramme.com/mycare-app-helping-carers-take-care/news

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.minded.org.uk/

https://moodgym.com.au/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/

https://www.oneplusone.org.uk/

https://www.open.edu/openlearn/

https://www.reed.co.uk/courses/mindfulness-for-wellbeing-and-peak-performance/225867#/courses/free/online

https://www.relate.org.uk/

https://www.rethink.org/

https://www.samaritans.org/

https://www.sheffieldmind.co.uk/

https://shop.llttf.com/free-resources

https://www.sheffieldyoungcarers.org.uk/

https://www.turning-point.co.uk/

https://www.workingfamilies.org.uk/

https://www.youthaccess.org.uk/services/find-your-local-service

https://youngminds.org.uk/

https://www.yoga2calm.co.uk/

 

Communication and aids

https://www.aacmounts.com/mounting-systems/

https://www.abilia.com/en

https://www.abilitynet.org.uk/

https://www.ability-world.com/

https://acecentre.org.uk/

http://www.assistivecontrol.com/

https://www.assistiveware.com/

https://btplc.com/inclusion/HelpAndSupport/UnderstandingImpairments/index.htm

https://www.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/

https://www.clarosoftware.com/

https://www.communicationmatters.org.uk/

https://www.cricksoft.com/uk

http://www.dadinashed.com/

https://dh2solutions.co.uk/index.php

https://www.easyreadtimeteacher.com/?currency=GBP

https://emego.co.uk/

https://www.eyecontrol.co.il/

https://www.everyonecan.org.uk/

http://www.findavoice.org.uk/Home

http://gesture-interface.jp/en/

https://www.ican.org.uk/

https://icswretail.co.uk/

http://www.integrex.co.uk/

https://www.isaac-online.org/english/home/

https://www.icommunicatetherapy.com/

http://inclusive.co.uk/

https://www.liberator.co.uk/

https://www.livingmadeeasy.org.uk/communication/augmentative-and-alternative-communication-(aac)-3552/

https://www.makaton.org/

https://meru.org.uk/

http://www.mychoicepad.com/

https://mysendapp.co.uk/

http://oneswitch.org.uk/

https://pecs-unitedkingdom.com/pecs/

http://www.possum.co.uk/

https://www.rettuk.org/resources/resources-for-families/communication/

https://www.scandle.org/

https://www.sensoryguru.com/

https://www.smilesmart-tech.com/

https://www.speaks4me.eu/

https://www.steepergroup.com/

https://www.swassocs.com/

https://www.talkingmats.com/

https://www.techcess.co.uk/

https://www.therapy-box.co.uk/

https://theplaydoctors.co.uk/

https://thinksmartbox.com/

https://www.tobiidynavox.com/en-gb/

https://www.treloar.org.uk/other-services/outreach-services/assistive-technology/

https://voiceaid.net/

https://www.widgit.com/

 

Payroll Services and Employee Insurance

Services for those who have personal assistants and individual budgets

https://www.ddpayroll.co.uk/

https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Employing-your-own-care-and-support/Information-hub.aspx

https://www.surewise.com/

 

Tube feeding Resources

The hospital and specialist nurses will give full training and information on tube feeding and the NHS dietician will support nutritional status

Scope

https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/tube-feeding/

GOSH hospital guidance

https://www.gosh.nhs.uk/health-professionals/clinical-guidelines/nasogastric-and-orogastric-tube-management

Facebook groups including ‘tube feeding your child in the UK’ and ‘Blended Diet UK’

https://www.facebook.com/groups/177590912307248/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/tubielove/

Webpage with information about Blended Diet as opposed to traditional formula feeds

https://renacahill.wixsite.com/blended-diet-online

https://www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/ExRes_BlendedFeedingPolicy.-140218.pdf

https://www.brainstars.co.uk/blended-diet-overview

Children’s adapted clothing for tube fed children

https://tubiekids.co.uk/collections/adaptive-special-needs-clothing-tube-fed-children

M&S also do a range and it is pretty easy to adapt normal clothing

General help with feeding

https://www.childfeedingguide.co.uk/tips/tips-tools/

 

 

This list is not an exhausted list.

If you know a company/ charity or are a company/Charity that is not on the list please email vicki.donohoe@pacessheffield.org.uk

This list is not an exhaustive list.

If you know a company/charity or are a company/charity that is not on the list please email vicki.donohoe@pacessheffield.org.uk