http://www.actionforchildren.org.uk
Action for Children
Supporting and speaking out for the UK’s most vulnerable and neglected children and young people.
http://www.actionhearingloss.org.uk
Action on Hearing Loss
Support and practical advice for people with hearing loss and tinnitus.
http://www.addiss.co.uk
ADDISS (Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service)
Information and resources about ADHD for parents, those with ADHD, teachers and health professionals.

 

http://www.adoptionuk.org
Adoption UK
Support and giving a voice to adoptive families and all those involved in the adoption process.
http://www.afasic.org.uk
Afasic
Information, training, activities and support for families, children and young people with speech, language and communication needs.
http://www.afteradoption.org.uk
After Adoption
Help for all those affected by adoption. From placing children with adoptive parents to supporting birth families and reuniting families separated through adoption.

 

http://www.awares.org
All Wales Autism Resource
Links to autism information and resources within Wales and useful online resources outside of Wales.
http://www.theautismdirectory.com
The Autism Directory
Information for parents and carers on where to access autism friendly goods/services – eg shoe fitting, hair-dressing, dentistry.
http://www.baaf.org.uk
BAAF (British Association for Adoption and Fostering)
Support, advice and campaigning for better outcomes for children in care.

 

http://www.barnardos.org.uk
Barnardos
Direct work with children, parents and carers in order to transform lives.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize
BBC Bitesize
Online revision and homework tools including interactive games and activities.
http://www.booktrust.org.uk
Booktrust
Reading and writing charity that gives millions of books away to children, runs prizes and offers advice to readers and writers.

 

http://www.bullying.co.uk
Bullying UK
General advice on cyber bullying, bullying at school, advice for parents/schools, bullying at work.
http://www.parentsfed.org
Cardiff and The Vale Parents Federation
Information on services available to people with a learning disability and their families/carers.
http://www.ceop.police.uk
CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre)
Support for those affected by or concerned about sexual abuse of children. Part of UK policing.

 

http://www.cerebra.org.uk
Cerebra
Help to improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers.
http://www.chem4kids.com
Chem4kids
Basic chemistry information for children, young people and adults. Useful homework/revision resource.
http://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
ChildLine
Online and telephone advice for children on a wide range of issues.

 

http://www.childreninwales.org.uk
Children in Wales
National umbrella organization for voluntary, statutory and professional organizations and individuals who work with children and young people in Wales. Promoting the interests of children, young people and their families in Wales.
http://www.childcom.org.uk
Children’s Commissioner for Wales
Organization that stands up and speaks out about the rights of children and young people.
http://www.commonsensemedia.org
Common Sense Media
US website dedicated to improving the lives of children and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

 

http://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk
The Communication Trust
Speech and language research evidence and useful free publications eg: Universally Speaking.
http://www.cafamily.org.uk
Contact a Family
Support and empowerment for families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.
http://www.cftrust.org.uk
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
UK wide charity supporting those with cystic fibrosis and their families.

 

Daffodils
There is no website but information can be obtained from daffodils@tiscali.co.uk

Self help group for children/ young people with disabilities and their immediate families in Flintshire. Youth club, gym club, cinema days, factory fun days, excursions and theme days supervised by Daffodils staff and volunteers allowing parents/carers to mingle, chat and learn from each other.

http://www.dictionary.com
Dictionary
Free online English dictionary and thesaurus.
http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk
Down’s Syndrome Association
Information and support on all aspects of living with Down’s syndrome.

 

http://www.eric.org.uk
ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
Advice and resources for children, young people, parents and carers coping with incontinence issues.
http://wales.gov.uk/topics/childrenyoungpeople/parenting/help/familyinformationservices/?lang=en
Family Information Service
Found in each local authority in Wales. Free help and support to anyone bringing up children and young people.
http://www.familylives.org.uk
Family Lives
Support for families and parenting professionals. Professional, non-judgmental support and advice provided in a way all members of the family can freely access. 24 hour helpline, extensive advice on website, email and live chat services, befriending services, parenting/relationship support groups.

 

http://www.frg.org.uk
Family Rights Group
Advice for families whose children are involved with or need children’s services because of welfare needs or concerns. Campaign for effective support to assist family and friends carers, including grandparents who are raising children that cannot live at home.
http://www.infoplease.com
Infoplease
Authoritative, reliable information and answers to all kinds of factual questions provided in a way that engages and entertains. Useful homework tool.
http://www.ipsea.org.uk
IPSEA
Free and independent advice to parents/carers of children with special educational needs in England and Wales.

 

http://www.kidscape.org.uk
Kidscape
Charity that works to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse.
http://www.mencap.org.uk
MENCAP
Leading voice of people with a learning disability. Support for people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
http://www.autism.org.uk
National Autistic Society
UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families and carers. Providing information, support and pioneering services and campaigning.

 

http://www.ndcs.org.uk
National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)
Support for children who are deaf.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com
National Geographic
Organization that aims to inspire people to care about the planet. Useful information for homework on topics including geography, archaeology, natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.
http://www.nhm.ac.uk
Natural History Museum
Resources on all aspects of Natural History as well as the museum itself.

 

http://www.netdoctor.co.uk
Net Doctor
Website aimed at breaking down the “medical language barrier” between the doctor and patient. Medical information presented in a clear and understandable language so that the patient fully understands his or her choices and decisions.
http://www.nspcc.org.uk
NSPCC
Protecting children across the UK. Wide range of services for both children and adults, including national helplines and local projects.
http://www.youtube.com/RALLIcampaign
RALLI Campaign
Information about specific language impairment presented by parents, children, young people, teachers and speech and language therapists.

 

http://www.revisionworld.co.uk
Revision World
Fun and free revision resources for GCSE, AS and A2 Levels. Covering key aspects of each subject.
http://www.rnib.org.uk
RNIB
Information, support and advice for people who are blind/partially sighted.
http://www.rcslt.org
Royal College for Speech and Language Therapists
The professional organization for speech and language therapists.

 

http://www.schoolscience.co.uk
School Science
Online Science resources for homework/revision.
http://www.scope.org.uk
SCOPE
Services to support children and adults with disabilities throughout England and Wales.
http://www.sense.org.uk
SENSE
High quality, flexible services across the UK, using skilled staff and volunteers. Work with a wide range of deafblind and multi-sensory impaired people, as well as those who have a single-sensory impairment with additional needs.

 

http://www.sheltercymru.org.uk
Shelter Cymru
Working for people in housing need. Preventing people from losing their homes by offering free, confidential and independent advice.
http://www.snapcymru.org
SNAP Cymru
Working with families and professionals in schools, education, health and social care to help ensure that children and young people’s needs are identified, assessed and provision made to help them reach their potential and be fully included.
http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk
Talking Point
Speech and language information and developmental checklists.

 

http://www.teenagehealthfreak.org
Teenage Health Freak
Web-based, accurate and reliable health information for teenagers provided in a contemporary, cringe-free, entertaining and informative way.
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
Thinkuknow
Latest information on the internet sites children and young people like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Also resources for parents/carers to use at home or just to “get with it”. Facility that anyone can use to report if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. Website provided by the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre.
http://www.thrivecardiff.org
Thrive Cardiff
Weekly play opportunities, outings and activities for children with a wide range of disabilities and their families/carers.

 

http://www.tourettes-action.org.uk
Tourette’s Action
Support, information sharing and friendship for people with Tourette’s and their carers.
http://www.upbeatmusicspecialist.co.uk
Upbeat Music Specialist
Cardiff based organization providing specialist structured music sessions for children and young people on the autistic spectrum, with a variety of challenging behaviour.
http://www.voicesfromcarecymru.org.uk
Voices from Care
Bringing young people together from across Wales, who are, or have been looked after. Promoting the views of young people and protecting the interests of young people in care.

 

http://www.whereyoustand.org
Where You Stand
Guide to services for children and young people with disabilities. Covering Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan specifically, as well as offering information on national services and bodies.
http://www.youngminds.org.uk
Young Minds
Charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
http://www.yourdictionary.com
Your Dictionary
Online dictionary and thesaurus. Simple, straightforward definitions with example use cases for the most popular words and quick-click access to more in-depth information.

http://www.lifecoach-directory.org.uk

Life Coach Directory

Life Coach Directory was set-up in order to raise awareness of coaching and to enable visitors to find the most suitable qualified coach for their needs. Coaching is the process of guiding a person from where they are to where they want to be, and can address a range of areas from career advice to family coaching.