Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Created by people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADHD for people with ADHD. Information, support and research plus a directory of professionals who understand ADHD.
Information on ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Information for anyone who needs assistance on ADHD.
Autism, Autism Spectrum Condition, previously called Asperger’s syndrome
Specialist education services and employment programmes working to create a future where every autistic child and young person can be themselves and realise their ambitions.
Supporting individuals and families living with learning disability, autism and brain injury to love the lives they choose.
Support for parents with queries after their child has been diagnosed.
Helpline: 01344 882248 (lines open Monday – Friday 2pm - 4pm)
Information on getting a diagnosis of autism for children, young people and adults.
Services for people with learning disabilities and autism.
NHS information on autism spectrum disorder - ASD, the medical term for autism.
Information on Autism Spectrum Condition previously known as Asperger’s syndrome.
The National Autistic Society provide information, support and services to autistic people and their families and carers.
The National Autistic Society assist with employment and training service for people with an autism spectrum disorder - ASD
Offering advice to both concerned parents and anyone who’s child has recently been diagnosed as Autistic.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (lines open Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm)
Developmental Language Disorder - DLD
Awareness of Development Language Disorder - DLD a lifelong condition affecting 2 children in every average classroom of 30 children.
Information on dyscalculia which causes difficulty in understanding numbers. It occurs across all ages and abilities.
Information for parents on supporting a child with dyslexia through the education system.
Support and advice to anyone who think they have dyslexia or care for someone who may have dyslexia. Support children and adults alike.
Support and services for dyslexic children and adults of all ages, their parents, families, educators and employers.
Dyspraxia / Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD)
Information on sources of support in your area, a range of leaflets and books on the condition.
Helpline: 01462 454 986 (lines open Tuesday – Friday 9am – 1pm)
Information and possible treatments on tics – fast repetitive muscle movements that result in sudden and difficult to control body jerks or sounds.