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ADHD

NHS treatment information

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Living with ADHD

Whether you have been diagnosed with ADHD, or are the parent/carer or teacher of someone who has the condition, this website will help you face the challenges you may have and address any questions and concerns. Click here for more information

The ADHD Foundation

The ADHD Foundation works to improve emotional well being, education, behaviour and life changes through a better understanding of ADHD. Click here for more information.

Addiss

The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service provide friendly information and resources about ADHD to parents, carers and those with the condition. Click here for more information.

Autism

Autism West Midlands

Autism West Midlands use passion and expertise to enrich the lives of people on the autistic spectrum and those who care for them. Click here for more information.

Resources for Autism

Resources for Autism provide practical services for children and adults on the autistic spectrum and for those who love and care for them. Click here for more information.

Autism

Provide local specialist services for autistic people, their families and carers. Click here for more information.

Cerebral Palsy

Scope

Scope provide practical advice and emotional support while promoting a vision of equality. Click here for more information.

HemiHelp

HemiHelp supports children, young people and their families with events, support services and raising awareness. Click here for more information.

Challenging behaviour

Family Lives

This website provides support and advice to parents of children who have challenging behaviour. Click here for more information.

Downs syndrome

Downs syndrome

Resources, support and facts on downs syndrome to help both those who have the condition and their families. Click here for more information.

Gender identity 

Gender Identity Development Service

The Gender Identity Development Service is a specialised clinic for young people presenting with difficulties with their gender identity. Click here for more information.

Hearing 

National Deaf Children’s Society

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children. Click here for more information.

Multi-sensory impairment 

Sense

Sense provide support in helping people communicating and expressing themselves no matter how complex their disability. Click here for more information.

Multi-sensory resource pack

An information resource for parents and carers of children who have multi-sensory impairment. Click here for more information.

Neurological disabilities

Neural

The Neural organisation are the collective voice for the 80 organisations campaigning together to transform outcomes for those with neurological conditions. Click here for more information.

Sensory impairment

BID Services

BID Services are a charity who work in partnership with children, young people, adults and their families/carers who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired or have a dual sensory loss. Click here for more information.

Sleep

Cerebra

This website provides advice on how to get a better night’s sleep. Click here for more information.

Support for families with disabled children

Birmingham's Local Offer

The Birmingham Local Offer will provide you with support and information on special educational needs. Click here for more information.

Contact

Contact support families with information and guidance, as well as bringing them together. Click here for more information.

Medical information:

For more treatment and medical advice, please click here.

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Every child and young person aged 0-25 with a special educational need and/or disability(SEND) in Birmingham will have the opportunity to be happy, healthy and achieve their fullest potential, enabling them to participate in, and contribute to all aspects of life, click here for more information.

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