Supporting your child
Information and guidance on supporting your disabled child from birth right through to adulthood. Find advice about Education, Health and Care Plans, diagnosis, housing, employment, benefits and the transition to adult services.
Useful information on medical conditions. For further advice on specific conditions please read our related articles.
Benefits & finances
Unsure what benefits you and your family could be entitled to? Find information on Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance, Direct Payments and more. Make sure you are not missing out.
Is your child on the waiting list to receive a diagnosis? Or have you just received one and not sure what comes next? Find information, advice and practical resources here.
Ask our experts
Do you need free, expert legal advice? Email us your question, whether it’s about putting your child’s EHCP in place or knowing what benefits you are entitled to and we will get you an answer.
Whichever field your young person wants to work in, we have advice on getting your foot in the door, interview tips, routes to self-employment, disclosing their disability at work and requesting reasonable adjustments.
This page gives you all the different types of housing options available to young people with a disability. Also find out about the financial support available and how to claim it.
Being able to go out and about, make spontaneous trips and feel independent is important to all young people. So what is in place for your disabled child to achieve this? Find lots of useful ideas and information in this section.
You can browse our products section to help source equipment and products that might help make life a bit easier for you and your child.
Short breaks and holidays
Enjoying holidays and short breaks is really important for families with a disabled child. Find information and advice about different types of breaks and how to access them here.