Web Resources

Contact a Family
Contact a Family is the only national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.

Greenwich Toy Library
Greenwich Toy & Leisure Library Association is one of the leading toy libraries for children with special needs (and their families/carers) in the UK.

National Autistic Society
This website includes information about autism and Asperger syndrome, the NAS and its services and activities.

National Association for Special Education Needs
NASEN is the leading organisation in the UK which aims to promote the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special and additional support needs.

British Dyslexia Association
The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people in the UK. Their vision is that of a dyslexia friendly society that enables dyslexic people to reach their potential.

National Down's Syndrome Association
The NDSA are the only organisation in this country focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down’s syndrome. They provide information and support for people with Down’s syndrome, their families and carers, as well as being a resource for interested professionals. They strive to improve knowledge of the condition. We champion the rights of people with Down’s syndrome.

National Down's Syndrome Society
The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to realize their life aspirations. NDSS is committed to being the national leader in enhancing the quality of life, and realizing the potential of all people with Down syndrome.

Foundation for People with Learning Difficulties
The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities works to promote the rights, quality of life and opportunities of people with learning disabilities and their families. They do this by working with people with learning disabilities, their families and the people who support them. They carry out research, promote the rights of people with learning disabilities, improve services and spread knowledge and information.
They are part of the Mental Health Foundation, a national charity, and operates as a directorate within the charity.

Royal Borough of Greenwich Families Information Service
A comprehensive list of all services available to families within the borough of Greenwich.

Mumsnet Special Needs
This site is full of information written by parents for parents, regarding everything to do with parent hood. It includes a section dedicated to special educational needs.