A+Bility - A+bility, based in Gloucestershire, run residential short breaks for disabled children and young people.
Active Impact - we coordinate the Of Course We Can programme of residential and non-residential activity breaks for disabled children and young people in Gloucestershire. We also provide training and support for voluntary and community sector organisations welcoming disabled children and young people. www.activeimpact.org.uk
Allsorts - Allsorts is based in the Stroud District but reaches out to the whole of Gloucestershire. We welcome families with children from 0-24 years with any disability or additional need, with or without diagnosis.
Carers Direct - a national information, advice and support service for carers in England.
Cerebra’s Internet Safety Guide - Learning disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety: A Parents Guide
Children Today - a charity that provides specialised equipment for disabled children and young people.
Guide Website – the health, social care and disability information service for Gloucestershire.
www.counselling-directory.org.uk – A free, confidential service enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.
www.clynfyw.co.uk - Respite care facilities on offer at Clynfyw Countryside Centre.
www.focusondisability.org.uk – A wide range of information for disabled people and their carers.
- Gloucestershire County Council’s on-line directory of services for children and young people (www.glosfamiliesdirectory.org.uk)
How to Exercise if you are wheelchair Bound - a useful guide for wheelchair users.
READS - The READS (Racial Equality and Diversity Service) service helps and supports young people from ethnic minority backgrounds in education.
Learning Together - Specialist providers of direct support to people caring for adults or young children with neurological condition including Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Services offered to families include direct support, respite, family support programmes, training and more.
http://www.netbuddy.org.uk/ - of interest to anyone caring for a child with learning disabilities. Includes tips and ideas from parent carers and professionals about sleep, routines, health and hygiene, managing behaviour and more. You can also post tips on the website that you find helpful.
www.parkat.co.uk/disabled – A disabled and reduced Mobility Airport Guide covering multiple accessibility issues at the Airport
www.plugplay.org – A group of music practitioners who specialise in running music workshops for people from challenging backgrounds.
www.vitalise.org.uk - A national charity providing short breaks (respite care) and other services for disabled people. visually impaired people and their carers.
www.whatnowglos.co.uk – Gloucestershire Youth Support Service’s web portal for young people. This site contains information and advice, things to do, places to go and has information about courses and training for young people in Gloucestershire
WellChild - Through its Helping Hands scheme, WellChild, the national charity for sick children enlists the support of vounteers from compaines to tackle home development projects for families with seriously ill children.