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Self Help Groups

  • Focus Families

    Focus - SOD/ONH Support Network - was started by a small number of families who have children with the condition septo optic dysplasia or optic nerve hypoplasia. They are an e-mail support group who aim to: Provide a point of contact to any person within the UK who wishes to know more about the...
  • Foster Care Association

    FCA is an independent fostering agency with over 60 offices covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - helping even the most challenging children to fulfil their potential by offering support, stability and security. The agency was founded in 1994 by a group of Midland foster...
  • Fostering Network

    The Fostering Network aims to promote high standards of care for all children and young people in foster care. It provides advice, information and consultancy services to all involved in foster care. (Fostering Network was previously known as the National Foster Care Association.)
  • Friends of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome

    Landau Kleffner Syndrome (LKS) is a rare form of childhood epilepsy (acquired epileptic aphasia) which results in a severe language disorder. Friends of Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (FOLKS) is a registered charity which provides support to families and carers of children with LKS and information to...
  • Gabbitas Educational Consultants Ltd

    Gabbitas is an educational consultancy specializing in independent education, which has been operating since 1873. The company offers a wide range of services, including support for those seeking special educational needs provision. Support includes assessment by experienced educational...
  • Get Kids Going!

  • Gift - The Children's Transplant Charity

    Gift - The Children's Transplant Charity - is a registered national charity that offers support to children and families who are affected by transplantation. They aim to provide both emotional and practical support throughout the journey of transplantation. Every year there is an increasing number...
  • Gifted Children's Information Centre

    The Gifted Children's Information Centre was founded in April 1978. Its principal function is to publish and disseminate information on the subject of gifted and talented children. The Centre runs an advice and guidance service on special educational needs. It has the services of a consultant...
  • Gifted Monthly

    Gifted Monthly has evolved from a monthly newsletter into an online book shop and information source for parents of gifted children and education professionals. They exclusively sell books related to giftedness and children of high ability, mainly for parents but also for professionals. They...
  • Gingerbread NI

    Gingerbread NI is the lead agency working with and for one-parent families in Northern Ireland. They work with various organisations and agencies in creating services and developing networks in local communities to help tackle the issues facing one-parent families. Gingerbread works in...