Advice and Information

Family Fund: Provider of grants to low income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people 

ASD Info Wales: The national site for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).  Here you will find information about:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (including Autism and Asperger Syndrome),
  • service details,
  • training opportunities and updates on the implementation of the ASD Strategic Action Plan for Wales.

National Deaf Children's Society: National Deaf Children's Society The leading charity for deaf children.  We're here for every deaf child who needs us - no matter what their level or type of deafness or how they communicate. 

Dewis Cymru: Dewis Cymru is the place for information about well-being in Wales.  We have information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services that can help!

Downs Syndrome Association: We can offer you information, support and advice on any question or concern you have related to Down's syndrome

Makaton: The Makaton Charity. Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate.  It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order

Learning Disability Wales: Creating a Wales that values and includes every child, young person and adult with a learning disability 

Disability Wales: Disability Wales exists to champion the rights, equality and independence of all disabled people in Wales 

Mencap Cymru: Provides advice and information to anyone who is affected by a learning disability 

Mind Cymru: Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem

Citizens Advice: Comprehensive information on your rights 

DIAL UK: (Disability Information and Advice Line) - General information for disabled people with particularly useful links page

Benefits and Work: Independent website giving information on eligibility for benefits 

National Autistic Society: National Autistic Society The UK's largest provider of specialist autism services.

NHS Putting Things Right: This is the process for managing concerns in NHS Wales 

Engage to Change: The Engage to Change project is currently running across the whole of Wales to support young people aged 16 -25 with a learning disability and/or autism into paid work placements lasting 6 - 12 months.

Early Years Wales: Early Years Wales - Since 1961 Early Years Wales has been the largest umbrella organisation supporting a range of comprehensive membership services to the Early Years sector in Wales.  Our main activity is to enhance the development and education of pre-school children in Wales by encouraging parents to understand and provide for their needs through high quality pre-school provision and childcare.

Contact: For families with disabled children.  Contact provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability

SNAP Cymru: SNAP Cymru provides information, advice and support for parents, children and young people who have, or may have, special educational needs or disabilities

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