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Special Needs Kids has compiled this directory of charities and organisations specific to individual special needs and disabilities. These organisations are all charitable or 'not for profit' and offer help, support and advice for parents and carers, as well as being an excellent source of information.

UK Disability Organisations

Action for Sick Children
Argyle House,
29-31 Euston Road,
London NW1 2SD
Telephone - 0171 8332041
Orchard House,
Orchard Lane,
Bristol BS1 5DT
Telephone - 0117 9221556
123 Golden Lane,
London EC1Y 0RT
Telephone - 0171 4540454
Birth Defects Foundation
Hawks Green,
Staffs WS11 2XN
Telephone - 01543 468888

Speech and Language Disabilities

Cleft Lip and Palate Association (CLAPA)
235-237 Finchley Road,
London NW3 6LS
Telephone - 020 7431 0033
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Association for Speech Impaired Children
2nd Floor,
50/52 Great Sutton Street,
London EC1V 0DJ
Telephone - 020 7490 9410
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4 Dyer's Buildins,
London EC1N 2QP
Telephone - 0870 0104066
speech and language difficulties
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British Stammering Association
15 Old Ford Road,
Bethnal Green,
London E2 9PJ
Telephone - 020 8983 1003
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Learning Disabilities

British Dyslexia Association
98 London Road,
Reading RG1 5AU
Telephone - 0118 9668271/2
The Dyslexia Institute
Information and resources for parents and training courses for teachers.
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British Institute of Learning Disabilities
Green Street,
Worcestershire DY10 1JL
Telephone - 01562 723010
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Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
2 White Hart Yard
London SE1 1NX
Information Line 020 7378 3012/3 (Monday-Friday 9am-1pm)
General tel: 020 7378 1200

Deaf and Blind Organisations

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)
105 Judd Street,
London WC1H 9NE
Telephone - 020 7388 1266
Telephone Helpline - 0845 7669999
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National Blind Children's Society
Nat West Bank Chambers,
Victoria Street,
Burnham on Sea TA8 1AN
Telephone - 01278 793792
National Deaf Children's Society
15 Dufferin Street,
London EC1Y 8PD
Telephone - 020 7490 8656
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British Deaf Association
1-3 Worship Street,
London EC2A 2AB
Telephone - 020 7588 3520
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Epilepsy and Cerebral Palsy

National Society for Epilepsy
Chesham Lane,
Chalfont St Peters, Buckinghamshire SL9 0RJ
Telephone - 01494 601300
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British Epilepsy Association
Anstey House,
40 anover Square,
Leeds LS3 1BE
Telephone - 01532 439393
Cerebral Palsy Helpline
PO Box 833,
Milton Keynes MK12 5NJ
Telephone - 0808 800 333
British Institute for Brain Injured Children
Knowle Hall,
Somerset TA7 8PJ
Telephone - 01278 684060
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Autism and Behavioural Organisations

Autism Treatment Trust
29A Stafford Street
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The Pears National Centre for Autism Education
Woodside Avenue
N10 3JA
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Challenging Behaviour Foundation
32 Twydall Lane,
Kent ME8 6HX
Telephone - 01634 838739
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National Autistic Society
393 City Road,
London EC1V 1NG
Telephone - 020 78332299
Helpline - 0845 070 4004
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Congenital and Genetic Disorders

Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus
ASBAH House,
42 Park Road,
Peterborough PE1 2UQ
Telephone  -01733 555988
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Cystic Fibrosis Trust
11 London Road,
Kent BR1 1BY
Telephone - 020 8464 7211
Jeans for Genes
1st Floor,
Macmillan House,
Paddington Station,
London W2 1FT
Telephone - 020 7199 3300
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Down's Syndrome Association
155 Mitcham Road,
London SW17 9PG
Telephone - 020 8682 4001
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