Care for the Family offer a befriending service, articles, stories and a support newsletter. They also run Just for You events to encourage and inspire parents and carers of children with additional needs.

Just for you conference

The Additional Needs Alliance Facebook Group is really helpful for asking questions or getting advice on how to support a child or family in your groups or setting. They also have a Dropbox full of resources.

Removing the Divide support churches to include families, children and adults with additional needs and have some excellent podcasts available.

An interview with Sally Philips , whose eldest son Olly has Down’s Syndrome. This includes links to other helpful websites and organisations.

ADD-vance offer excellent courses, support groups and resources for ADHD and autism.

Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting produce resources specifically for bringing out the best in children and teens with special needs. The CDs are applicable for a whole range of different conditions and diagnoses.

Elena McDermott, of www.caring4ourkids.com, a resource for parents of children with ASD, CFS or fibromyalgia, has helpfully recommended some articles on how to tackle certain situations:

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Educational Resources for Special Needs
Going to the Orthodontist with CFS
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids