Voluntary and charitable organizations
Many different services are available and there is often a close connec-tion between these and statutory agencies particularly for children with disabilities.
• Homestart: volunteers offer support in the family’s own home to families who have children aged <5yrs.
• Mencap: long established national charity for learning disabilities—all ages and causes.
• Scope: national charity with focus on CP.
• National Autistic Society.
Contact a Family: advice for families with disabled children