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  1. Ceiling Hoist Users Club

    Educating accommodation providers in the provision of ceiling track hoists. CHuC (the Ceiling Hoist users Club) was set up by the late Sue Maynard Campbell MBE, M.D. of Equal Ability CIC, to promote the interests of those disabled people who need to use hoists and…
  2. Challenging behaviour

    Some behaviours that a child or young person uses can be challenging to the people around them e.g. parents, carers, teachers and other professionals. By using these behaviours the child or young person isn’t trying to upset or distress others : they are giving a…
  3. Charitable Funding

    Equipment for children and young people with additional needs is expensive. There are various organisations available that offer funding in specific circumstances. Some (but not all) are means tested, and there are usually restrictions on what can be applied for. Here are a couple of useful…
  4. Child vaccination appointment checklist

    When your baby or child is due for a routine vaccination, you may receive a notice in the post, detailing an appointment. You should let your GP practice know if you are unable to attend the vaccination appointment. They will be able to rearrange your child's appointment, but it…
  5. Childcare and Early Years Education

    From here you can search for Ofsted or Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) registered or approved childcare and early years education services for children and young people aged 0 – 16 years, including those who have additional needs (such as special educational needs and disabilities).  You…
  6. Childcare Options

      What options are available to help you care for your child? Choosing the type of childcare that will suit your family is an important decision and will be based on what is available to you, your working pattern, your child’s needs and the cost.…
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