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Self Help Groups

  • Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia Support Group

    Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia is an abnormality of platelets, which are involved with clotting of the blood. The support group was founded by a parent of a child diagnosed with the condition. Its main aim is to help the parents of newly diagnosed children in the following ways. Sharing family...
  • Goldenhar Family Support Group (UK)

    The Goldenhar Syndrome Support Group is a registered UK charity. The aims of the group are to: Put families in touch with other families who have children or family members with similar problems. Give parents and patients viewpoints about the syndrome through a regular newsletter....
  • Grandma's

    Grandma's is a church-based organisation which aims to provide practical help to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. It currently operates in the Greater London area, and Bristol. (It also has an office in Dublin.) Services include the following: Outings for children during school...
  • Grandparents' Association

    Grandparents' Association mission is to improve the lives of children by working with and for all grandparents especially those who: Have lost or are losing contact with their grandchildren because of divorce, family feud or other problems. Are caring for their grandchildren on a full time...
  • Happy Days Children's Charity

    Happy Days is a registered charity that provides special holidays and day trips for children who suffer from severe illnesses and disabilities, or who have extenuating circumstances. Children are referred to the charity for a number of reasons including: disability, following major surgery, or as...
  • HCPT - The Pilgrimage Trust

    Each year during Easter Week HCPT takes around 2,000 children with disabilities or social or emotional needs on a pilgrimage holiday to Lourdes. They come from all walks of life and may belong to any religion or indeed none at all. The children, aged 7-18, come from the UK, Ireland, and other...
  • Healing Foundation (The)

    The Healing Foundation is a national fundraising charity established to champion the cause of people living with disfigurement and visible loss of function by funding research into pioneering surgical and psychological healing techniques. Through research they also raise awareness about the cause...
  • Heartbeat Northern Ireland

    Heartbeat is a parent support group for families of children who have heart disease. In excess of 300 babies are born here each year in Norther Ireland with a heart disorder. One third of these children are sufficiently ill to require investigation and/or surgery. Heartbeat is made up of...
  • HEAS - Home Education Advisory Service

    HEAS (the Home Education Advisory Service) was established in 1995 by a group of experienced home educators in order to provide good quality information on both the legal and practical aspects of home education. Since then HEAS has given information to families, to education authorities and to...
  • Henry Spink Foundation

    The Henry Spink Foundation is an independent charity set up by Henry Spink's parents to assist families who, like them, have a child diagnosed with severe disabilities. From their direct experience of the complexities of finding treatments and undergoing therapies or simply locating appropriate...