Useful Websites

Bullying

YoungMinds - the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Bullying UK - Advice section for parents on dealing with bullying

Careers Advice

Careers advice for parents - aims to give you an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to your child's future career prospects.

Parental Guidance - careers advice from the Career Writers Association

Digital Skills

Go On UK - Technology has, and will continue to, disrupt and transform our lives. Yet despite its ever-growing presence, 23% of UK adults still don’t possess the Basic Digital Skills necessary to take advantage of it.

Health/Lifestyle

The Alcohol Education Trust has a very specific role – to provide alcohol education in different ways, to students age 11 - 18 (via schools) and their parents. You can subscribe to their monthly newsletter.

Parent Support Groups

All 4 Kids UK - Comprehensive directory of information on all areas of parenting

ACE Education - Independent advice to parents on all aspects of education such as admissions, bullying and discrimination

Relate, the relationship people - A site to help parents experiencing difficulties access the support services they need

Couple Connection - Offers relationship support

Gingerbread - Expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents

OneSpace - Parenting site for single parents

Dad.info - Helping fathers to play a key role in the upbringing of their children

Got a teenager?- from familylives.org.uk this site offers support to parents of teenagers

Family Lives - A charity working for, and with, parents. The biggest independent provider of parenting support

Respect - Working to promote effective interventions with those responsible for domestic violence

Family Matters Institute - Christian based. Working to help strengthen marriage and family life

One Plus One - Strengthens relationships by creating resources that help families and frontline workers tackle relationship issues early.

Children's Legal Centre - Protecting children's rights in the UK and worldwide.

Parental Rights and Responsibilities from gov.uk - advice on Parental Rights and responsibilities from the UK government.

Special Needs/Disabilities - general

Family Rights Group. Specialist advice to families raising children involved with/needing social care services

Parents with Disabilities Online - Support and information for parents with disabilities

Contact a Family - Advice, information and support to the parents of all children with disabilities

Disability information helpline - provided through the Scope website.

Independent Parental Special Education Advice - IPSEA is a national charity providing free legally based advice to families who have children with special educational needs. All our advice is given by trained volunteers.

Network 81 - Charity working for inclusive education of children with special needs

Kids - Working for disabled children, young people and their families

Mencap - the voice of learning disability, support for parents of children with learning disabilities

MIND - The national association for mental health

Parents for Inclusion - Parents helping parents so that disabled children can learn, make friends and have a voice in ordinary school and throughout life

IASS Network - National information on services supporting children with disabilities

Special Needs/Disabilities - specific

ADDIS - The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

Afasic, voice for life - Overcoming speech impairments

SHINE - Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus

British Dyslexia Association

I can - helps children with communication problems

Down's Syndrome Association - Providing information and support on all aspects of living with Down's syndrome to all who need it

Down’s Syndrome Research Foundation - objective to improve the outcome for all people born with Trisonomy 21 which is the cause of Down's Syndrome.

Epilepsy Action - Help and information for Epilepsy sufferers

National Autistic Society

National Deaf Children’s Society

OCD-UK - supports children and adults affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Royal National Institute for the blind

Action on Hearing Loss - formerly the Royal National Institute for the deaf

SCOPE - Cerebral Palsy helpline

MyChild - Cerebral Palsy online

SENSE - Supports and campaigns for children who are deaf blind

Conductive Education - working to improve the lives of children and adults with neurological motor disorders through the training and practice of Conductive Education 

British Stammering Association - Information and advice on stammering

Child Employment Advice

Careers advice for parents - aims to give you an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to your child's future career prospects.

Learning

GCF LearnFree.org - For the past decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.

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