Young people

Organisations that help young people with disabilities.

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Action for kids

Action for Kids is a charity that helps young people with physical and learning disabilities across the country find greater levels of independence and opportunity through the provision of mobility aids, employability training and family support.
Tel: 020 8347 8111
www.actionforkids.org

Ambitious about autism

They are the national charity for children and young people with autism. They provide services, raise awareness and understanding, and campaign for change. Their vision is to make the ordinary possible for children and young people with autism and our mission is to help them to learn, thrive and achieve. Through Tree House School and Ambitious Support we offer specialist education and support.
www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk

Cerebra

Cerebra help to improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers.
Tel: 0800 328 1159
www.cerebra.org.uk

Contact a family

Contact a Family is committed to ending the poverty, difficulty and isolation experienced by families with disabled children across the UK. They support families whatever their child's disability or health condition with a wide range of help and services. Accessible via the helpline, Contact a family also have specialist advisers who can provide advice and information on any aspect of a child’s education.
Tel: 0808 808 3555
www.cafamily.org.uk

KIDS Direct Short breaks

A KIDS Direct Short break means that disabled children and young people can enjoy and experience activities that they are interested in with the support of a skilled Short Break Worker (Personal Assistant). Parents can take a break confident that their child is benefitting from KIDS’ passion for inclusion. 
Tel: 0845 453 1000
www.directshortbreaks.org.uk

Whizz Kidz

Whizz Kidz's mission is to transform the lives of disabled children by providing the equipment, support and life skills they need, when they need them – giving them the chance to develop their full potential.
Tel: 020 7233 6600
www.whizz-kidz.org.uk