Organisations That Support The Family:


Carers resource:

This is a link to the 'whole family pathway -  a resource for practitioners'  the importance of the whole-family approach to young carers is that their needs should also be considered and met in the context of their whole family

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

Get practical support for families wiith disabled children

Mencap is the voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability and their families and carers.


We are the largest provider of autism-specific services in Scotland and a leading authority and advocate for good autism practice.

Autism Independent UK helps to increase awareness of autism to the notice of all, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.

The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for people with autism and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.

Support provided by Autism Initiatives is defined by our organisational philosophy and an understanding of how each person's autism uniquely impacts on their lives.

This quality standard covers autism in children, young people and adults, including both health and social care services.

The Hyperacusis Network for individuals who are sensitive to sound - clinically known as decreased sound tolerance (DST).

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