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Self Help Groups

  • 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...
  • GIRES

    The Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES) was established in 1997 to inform a wide public of the issues surrounding gender identity and transsexualism. Its aim is to improve the circumstances in which transgender people live by informing and educating all those who can support...
  • 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...
  • Headlines - Craniofacial Support

    Headlines began in 1993 as ‘The Craniofacial Support Group’ and was set up by a group of parents whose children were affected by craniosynostosis. Today, Headlines - Craniofacial Support is a registered charity run by trustees (who include medical professionals) together with a part-time...
  • 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...
  • LEPRA

    Since 1924, LEPRA has been caring for and curing people of leprosy with the aim of eradicating this disease. The development of a simple and cheap treatment called MDT in 1982(multidrug therapy) now makes this objective possible. Early identification and treatment is essential in order to prevent...
  • National Centre for Adolescent and Adult Females with Congenital Abnormalities of the Genital Tract

    The National Centre for Adolescent and Adult Females with Congenital Abnormalities of the Genital Tract is based at Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The Centre offers help and advice to adolescent and adult females with congenital...
  • The Cleft Lip and Palate Association

    provides infomation and support to families affected by clift lip and/or cleft palate