Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Special Needs Children’s Charities

Disabled children charitiesFind children’s charities and charitable organisations assisting the disabled child and their families in the UK. This is a very busy and popular area of ABLEize highlighting the websites, Facebook and Twitter pages of disabled and special needs children’s charities offering assistance in a broad variety of ways.  Browse through the hand picked charities below and click the site title or social networking link for further details of how to get assistance or donate to any of the disabled children’s charities listed.

Charities that assist children and disabled child are a valuable resource, not only for the children themselves but also to parents that may be struggling to meet their child’s special needs, especially if a child is sick and in need of charitable support and in many cases financial assistance.

We have tried to cover a broad range of charities that help sick and disabled children in this section, however if you know of a worthy charity, especially for children with a disability, please feel free to submit it to our editors by clicking the “Submit Your Site” link above. Please note that this section covers charities both disabled and non-disabled children.

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National children’s charity working with children and young people up to the age of 26 with physical disabilities and learning difficulties. Provides mobility equipment and creates opportunities for work experience and training.

A national children’s charity offering practical help to families caring for children with conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, Downs syndrome, developmental delay, traumatic and acquired brain injury and specific learning difficulties.

Committed to changing the lives of sick and disabled children by providing individual donations of specialist equipment, treatment and therapy as well as its annual ‘Destination Dreams’ holiday for families coping with a child’s terminal illness.

National charity working to reduce accidents, injury and death to children through road accidents. Highlights their campaign with news and factsheets.

Providing a national helpline offering child and family support and information to parents of a child with brain injury. Site offers details of grants, training and events as well as helpline contacts.

A well known children’s charity providing care, support and funds to help disabled children.

Organises social activities, trips and outings as well as much needed respite breaks. Site includes details of how to apply or donate.

KIDS are a national charity dedicated to providing support services to children with disabilities, their family and carers. Services are provided within 80 local authorities throughout England.

Provides support services to families that have a child suffering with cancer. Details of events, support contacts and how to donate to this worthy cause.

A charitable organisation that exists to improve life for children and young people with severe disabilities through engineering skills to make individual pieces of specialist equipment they can use at home, at school or college, in hospital or at play.

NDCS is the national charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Newlife Foundation is a children’s charity that provides grants for aids and equipment for children with special needs in the UK.

A charity assisting children with aids and other health conditions in some of the worst affected countries including Swaziland, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Lesotho.

A charity for families who have a child or children of any age with additional needs. Offers contact, information and support for families.

A nation-wide registered charity working with children who have multiple disabilities and health needs. Based at a 24 acre site in Tadworth, Surrey but offered their services to children across the UK.

An independent children’s charity created to help families of children with severe disabilities.

UK charity bringing dedicated disability and special needs performing arts opportunities to children. Offers weekly drama, music and movement workshops in Colchester, Eassex, Eastleigh and Hampton. Find out more via their website with details of tester classes.

A UK charity that helps families of children that have a life threatening illness. Site includes helpline contacts and online help sections for professionals and families.

Aims to grant the ‘Wishes’ of children suffering from a life threatening illness, from the age of 2 to 16.


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