There are many other organisations and services who provide information, advice and support for disabled children and their families. Information about some of these can be found below.
Staffordshire County Council is not responsible for the content of external websites linked from this page.
A Welfare Benefits Advisor is available to parents and carers of children and young people with disabilities as well as young people leaving care as part of Staffordshire County Council's Welfare Rights Service.
For more information please visit the Welfare Benefits page.
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
Independent and confidential advice about benefits, legal issues and much more. For your nearest CAB office please go to the CAB website.
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Advice and help for parents and carers in dealing with challenging behaviour. To find out more please go to The Challenging Behaviour Foundation| website.
Information and advice on benefits, equipment and other services is available by calling the helpline on 01782 683800.
Living Made Easy For Children
Clear, impartial information and advice for parents and carers of disabled children and professionals who work with them. Practical advice on daily living equipment plus a wide range of support is available.
For more information please visit the Living made easy| website.
Staffordshire Parent Partnership Service (SPPS)
Information and support for parents of children aged 0 to 19 years on any aspect of Special Educational Needs.
The service aims to develop closer links and better communication between families, schools, the Staffordshire County Council Education Service, voluntary organisations and other professionals involved with a child who may have a Special Educational Need.
To find out more please visit the Parent Partnership web page.
Information and support for parents and carers who have a child with a disability or special need and work or who want to work. To find out more please visit the Working Families website.
Hft is a national charity, providing local support services including short breaks for young people and adults with learning disabilities.
Their annual holiday information guide lists a wide range of holiday options throughout England.
For more information please visit the Hft website.
Able Buddies Ltd
Able Buddies Ltd provides personal assistants to accompany children and adults with learning difficulties on a wide range of activities.
For more information please visit the Able Buddies Ltd website.