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Disability: Learning disabilities
The charities in this category help people with learning disabilities through education, play and support in the classroom.

Registered charity
No. 1061651
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

It provides extra comforts for the patients and benefits for the nursing staff in the Mental Health services of the Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan & Leigh districts.


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Registered charity
No. 1061651
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

It provides extra comforts for the patients and benefits for the nursing staff in the Mental Health services of the Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Warrington and Wigan & Leigh districts.


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Registered charity
No. 1067673
Abilitynet

AbilityNet helps over 165,000 people a year who thought they couldn't use a computer because of a disability, overcome their problems. Computers open up the world of communication, learning and work; or simply shopping, emailing and having fun with friends and family across the world.


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Registered charity
No. 1125702
Accounting for Africa

Accounting for Africa identifies projects in Africa supported annually through The Times Leadership Challenge (www.challengeafrica.co.uk). Projects range from teaching in communities, to supporting small businesses and building schools. All are designed to help African people help themselves. 100% of all donations are spent on the ground in Africa. The charity deducts no administration costs.


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Registered charity
No. 1118801
The Adam Rogers Trust

The Trust was set up in memory of Adam Rogers, who died of cancer, aged 13, in 2006. It aims to help children with cancer to have improved conditions of life, and also adults with learning difficulties (a cause close to Adam's heart as his brother has Down's Syndrome). It provides grants, funding and support to charities and organisations to achieve these aims.


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Registered charity
No. 105211
Advocacy Matters (Wales)

Advocacy Matters (Wales) exists to promote the rights, interests and inclusion of people with a learning disability through a range of advocacy, participation and volunteering schemes. The organisation's vision is that individuals with a disability are recognised as equal citizens who participate in society and control their own lives.


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Registered charity
No. 1113851
Agape Family Care Trust

Agape Family Care Trust is a Christian based charity founded to provide help. care and support for young people (and their families) with profound physical and learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 274141
Albany Taxi Charity Fund

The Albany Charity is a fund run by London Taxi Drivers for children with Special Needs, giving them fun filled days out which are not provided by the homes and schools. Our main trip is to Margate where the children are entertained during the day, culminating at the Wintergardens with a dinner, presents and disco in the evening.


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Registered charity
No. 1000402
Albrighton Trust, Moat & Gardens

The Albrighton Moat & Gardens is dedicated to providing sports, arts, training and recreational facilities for people of all ages who have disabilities or disadvantaged. It enables and empowers them, regardless of disabilities, to participate in and enjoy activities that they are excluded from.


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Registered charity
No. 1021882
Angelman Syndrome Support Education & Research Trust

ASSERT provides support to the individuals and families who are affected by Angelman Syndrome. This is done by sending out information packs, producing a regular newsletter and providing a helpline to support families and professionals.


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Registered charity
No. XT17507
Arbour House

Arbour House, Warrenpoint is a voluntary, unpaid respite house that provides weekend and summer holiday care for young adults with a learning disability. It was founded in 1991 to meet the growing need for respite among families of young people with a learning disability in the South Down and South Armagh areas. There are no paid staff in Arbour House.


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Registered charity
No. SC014665
Archway

Archway is an Aberdeen based charity offering respite, shared and permanent care for over 200 children and adults with moderate to profound learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1129089
Asha Kiran UK

Asha Kiran UK aims to enable special children to attain their full potential for independence and fulfilment in adult life. We promote the welfare of young people with health problems and physical or learning disabilities. The primary beneficiary is Asha Kiran Special Needs School, Bangalore, India


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Registered charity
No. 1127687
Ashdown Forest RDA Group

It is a small and relatively new group but already busy with young disabled children wishing to ride.


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Registered charity
No. 803283
Asian People's Disability Alliance

Asian People's Disability Alliance's provides services to disabled people, their families and their carers, based on their specific personal, cultural and community needs. It works in the UK and Internationally. Set up in 1988, it is led and managed by Asian people with disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. XT15410
Aspergers 4 Herts

Aspergers 4 Herts is a charity trust set up to support children and families affected by Asperger Syndrome. Our aim is to provide information, assistance and socialisation to enable better opportunities to form much needed peer groups, thus supporting and encourage social skills.


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Registered charity
No. 803280
At Home in the Community

At Home in the Community is a Christian charity which supports and enables adults with learning disabilities to live their lives to the full. It does this by providing domiciliary care, independent support living and residential care and also by promoting understanding in the community of the needs and aspirations of people with learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1062611
Autism Concern

Autism Concern is a charity which provides support and options to people affected by all forms of autism in gaining independence and control of their lives.


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Registered charity
No. 1092527
Autism Cymru

Autism Cymru is a purely Welsh charity. All Trustees live in Wales and it is staffed by Welsh based practitioners. In recognition of its work Autism Cymru was S4C's Charity of the Year during 2006. Its key strategic work includes raising Public awareness of autism throughout Wales; lobbying Welsh and UK governments to introduce specific policies and strategies for autism; providing comprehensive bi-lingual information on autism to families through awares.org, delivering training throughout Wales; setting-up a Welsh centre for autism research; projecting Welsh autism issues in the EC and playing a key role in setting-up the EC's forthcoming European Autism Alliance.


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Registered charity
No. XR22944
Autism NI (PAPA)

Autism NI (PAPA) is Northern Ireland?s main autism charity. Formed in 1989 by a group of concerned parents and professionals, the charity supports a network of 17 branches and local support groups across Northern Ireland. We provide free advice and information, a helpline and support for parents and carers, an Autism library and a wide range of training courses throughout Northern Ireland.


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Registered charity
No. SC033523
Autism Treatment Trust

Autism Treatment trust is dedicated to helping individuals with autism reach optimum health and learning.


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Registered charity
No. 517077
autism.west midlands

autism.west midlands aims to improve the quality of life for people with autistic spectrum disorders and their families by raising awareness of the condition and making provision for the individual needs of people with autistic spectrum disorders.


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Registered charity
No. 1026432
Bag Books

Bag Books works to enrich the lives of those with the most profound learning disabilities. Bag Books sees a world where everyone can enjoy the learning, communication and fun of a story. Its multi-sensory story packs are the leading educational resource for children, teens and adults with severe to profound learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1089388
Barnet Mencap

Barnet Mencap provides support, advice and information to people with learning disabilities and their families. Some of the services include social days out, repite care, sports activities, family and care support, volunteering, housing and general advice.


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Registered charity
No. 1084414
Basingstoke GAP

GAP offers young people with learning disabilities an opportunity to achieve through the Gateway Award Scheme which is like the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme. It takes place within a youth club setting and they are encouraged to set themselves new challenges, learn new skills and broaden their horizons.


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Registered charity
No. 303199
Bede House Association

Bede is a community based charity offering opportunities for people in Bermondsey, Rotherhithe and Southwark. It aims to help people develop their skills, talents and confidence and contribute to the community. It offers youth work, services for adults with learning disabilities, help for victims of hate crime especially domestic violence and homophobic crime and community development work


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Registered charity
No. 294220
Berkshire Give a Child a Chance

Give a Child a Chance raises money for disadvantaged children living in Berkshire to help them live more rewarding and fulfilling lives. It supports both individual children and groups, with grants for specific projects or pieces of equipment.


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Registered charity
No. XR49072
Blewbury Primary School

The school serves the village of Blewbury in Oxfordshire, and the surrounding area. It is over 300 years old and is an integral part of the village. The school seeks to enable children to learn in away appropriate to the challenges of the 21st century.


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Registered charity
No. SC014665
Bling Fling

The Bling Fling is an exciting organisation that raises money to help Aberdeen charities. Bling Fling Trainers and Tiaras Charity Walk and Party 2010 hope to raise more funds this year with your help. Monies raised will help fund Breast Cancer Research at ARI, Children's Cancer Charities at RACH, and help to fund a wheelchair access vehicle for Archway, a charity which supports families with learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1014622
Bradford Disability Sport and Leisure

Provision of sport and leisure for adults and children in The Bradford District


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Registered charity
No. 801571
Brandon Trust

Brandon Trust works with and for people with learning disabilities. It aims to support and enable people with complex needs to live the lives they choose. Brandon maximise an individual?s independence through Supported Living, Education, Residential Services, Training, Work Learning and Leisure.


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Registered charity
No. 286650
BREAK

Break provides a range of services for children, adults and families in need. These services include: Homes for Children and Young Adults, Supported Holidays and Respite Care, Assessments for Families in Crisis, Mental Health Services for Women, Day Support Services for Adults with Learning Disabilities and Mentoring Schemes for Young People.


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Registered charity
No. 292432
Breakspeare School PSA

We support Breakspeare school with our time, skills and money to improve the equipment and facilities for the children and young people.

Opportunity with Dignity


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Registered charity
No. 1051383
The Bridge Project Sudbury

It provides training, education and employment opportunities for adults that face multiple disadvantages within the community


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Registered charity
No. 1104609
Bristol Area Downs Syndrome Support

The Charity provides support for families in the Bristol area who have children with Downs Syndrome. This includes assisting new parents and helping them to understand that the arrival of a child with Downs Syndrome is not the end of the world. A range of events and outings are organised throughout the year including a subsidised annual holiday and a very popular annual Christmas party.


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Registered charity
No. 1039105
Bristol Dyslexia Trust

Bristol Dyslexia Trust supports needy students of all ages and abilities (4 - 60+ years) with specific learning difficulties. i.e. dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Aspergers, mild autistic spectrum disorder, and language/communication difficulties. It provides funding to help students access specialist teaching, assessments and advice.


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Registered charity
No. 328311
Bristol MusicSpace

It provides community based music therapy to children and adults of all ages with a wide range of special needs using music as a basis for forming a relationship and developing communication, providing an opportunity for self-expression where words are difficult or impossible.


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Registered charity
No. 1002032
Bromley Autistic Trust

Bromley Autistic Trust is committed to improving the quality of life of people of all ages with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and supporting those who care for them. It provides assistance both for families with an autistic child and adults with autism or Asperger Syndrome.


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Registered charity
No. XN91573
Buddy Bear Trust

To be advised


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Registered charity
No. 264584
BUILD

BUILD is led by, and works for the benefit of, adults and young people with learning difficulties and other disabilities. It achieves this through social, leisure and learning activities, including a community based befriending scheme, youth projects, a weekly social club, young adults social networking group and a research and training consultancy service.


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Registered charity
No. 1121458
Building for the future Wokingham

Parent led building for the future is aiming for a purpose built building for all the disabled children in the Wokingham borough where the children and their families can go , where they can feel accepted understood and valued.


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Registered charity
No. 1121458
Building for the future Wokingham

Parent led building for the future is aiming for a purpose built building for all the disabled children in the Wokingham borough where the children and their families can go , where they can feel accepted understood and valued.


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Registered charity
No. 1133233
The Butterfly Garden

The project is an educational,recreational and therapeutic project for people of all ages dealing with disablement of any kind. It was founded as a gardening project in 2002, but now doubled offers, (with the help of strong volunteers) a diverse and stimulating programme.


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Registered charity
No. 200482
C.V.A.B.

SERVICES TO BLIND AND PARTIALLY SIGHTED PEOPLE


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Registered charity
No. 265103
Cambridge House

‘Where people fight poverty, tackle injustice, and realise their potential together.’ Cambridge House is a multipurpose voluntary organisation working in Southwark,for the last 120 years, to alleviate the local effects of poverty and to support social change. Please see our website for further details.


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Registered charity
No. 1045987
Cambridge Joint Playschemes

The Charity provides holiday playschemes for children with severe learning disabilities. The children are given the opportunity to experience leisure activities the same as children who do not have disabilities. In addition their families receive some respite from caring. The children enjoy themselves in a caring and safe environment.


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Registered charity
No. 1048544
Camden Crossroads Caring for Carers

We offer planned home/community support services for carers looking after a relative or friend with care needs Our service provides a chance for carers to be relieved of their caring role for short periods of time, giving them a much needed break.


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Registered charity
No. 1044693
The Camden Society

The Camden Society is a London-wide organisation providing a range of modern services that emphasise the human rights of people with disabilities. Founded 40 years ago, it continues to run and develop services to support people to live, work, relax and socialise in the ways that they choose.


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Registered charity
No. SC0012653
Camphill Aberdeen

Camphill has been part of the Aberdeen City and Shire community since 1939. More than 700 people live and work in six local Camphill communities. Together they offer education, training, work and living opportunities for vulnerable children, young people, adults and older people.


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Registered charity
No. 232402
The Camphill Family

The Camphill Family raises funds for the eleven communities of The Camphill Village Trust. Established over 50 years ago, the charity assists adults with special needs to create a rich and fulfilling home, social and working life in large and small intentional life-sharing communities in both rural and urban settings.


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Registered charity
No. 1017004
Camtrust

Camtrust provides Further Education opportunities for older teenagers and adults with all types of disabilities. The students gain experience of a work-place and grow in confidence through their involvement in Camtrusts Design and Print company which operates as a Social Enterprise, where all profits are directed back into Camtrust.


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Registered charity
No. 291662
Canterbury Oast Trust

Canterbury Oast Trust provides long term 24-hour care in family-style homes for adults with learning and physical disabilities in Kent and East Sussex. The Trust also runs a programme of personal development, skills training and work experience which brings residents into contact with the general public, helping to break down barriers and foster a greater understanding of disability.


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Registered charity
No. 1103879
Cardiff Chameleons

To provide facilities for physical recreation and competitive sport primarily in water, for the benefit of people with learning disabikities


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Registered charity
No. 1127890
CareTrade

The charity addresses the employment & social needs of young persons & adults with Autism


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Registered charity
No. 519138
Caring For Life

Caring For Life is a Christian charity which strives to ?share the love of Jesus? with those in desperate need. CFL fulfils its aims through core areas of ministry. Providing supported homes for particularly vulnerable men and women. Providing housing support through the Floating Support team. Providing therapeutic daytime projects


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Registered charity
No. 1090549
Caxton Youth Club

Caxton is a youth group membership disabled young people. Named in the top 5% ofstead in Westminster. The Caxton provides social, informal educational opportunities at Midge Island, Surrey, a facility available for the exclusive use of members + Narrow Boat project.


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Registered charity
No. 1060714
Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a UK wide charity which provides information and support to families and professionals caring for individuals with severe learning disabilities, who are described as having challenging behaviour.

The CBF was founded twelve years ago by a parent carer Vivien Cooper: "When our son Daniel was diagnosed with Cri du Chat Syndrome, the only information given was a single sheet of paper. This wasn't much help when Daniel was pulling the curtains down, ripping his mattress open and eating the stuffing, or banging his head. With specialist help, children like Daniel can learn ways to communicate that mean they don't need to resort to challenging behaviour. Frustrated that this specialist understanding had not reached us sooner when we needed it, I set up the foundation in order to provide information and support to other families caring for individuals with severe learning disabilities"

The CBF provides a range of resources on issues surrounding challenging behaviour and actively campaigns at national policy level. Resources are free to parent carers.

"Our aim is for children and adults with severe learning disabilities, who are described as having challenging behaviour, having the same life opportunities as everyone else, including home life, education, employment and leisure"

For more information visit our website:

www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 01634 838739


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Registered charity
No. 245421
Chelmsford Mencap

It helps people of all ages with a Learning Disability by providing various clubs, schemes, subsidised leisure activities and other services to members, parents and carers. Membership is open to anybody with an empathy in our cause and they receive news magazines, special offers and gifts throughout the year.


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Registered charity
No. 1115958
Claire-Louise Ferris Memorial Trust Fund

It raises money to buy multi-sensory equipment to give fun and relaxation to children and young people who aren’t able to express themselves as fully as Claire-Louise could. Claire believed that music and movement helped her to overcome problems and so could help others to feel better about themselves too.


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Registered charity
No. sc037214
CLASS

CLASS supports children with language and communication disorders in East Dunbartonshire. The children are aged between 3 and 16 years and attend units within local primary or secondary schools. CLASS raises funds to provide much needed resources as well as trips, activities and sports groups for the children.


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Registered charity
No. 1118241
Clwyd Special Riding Centre

CSRC benefits over 200 people, with additional needs, each week, through riding, carriage driving + equestrian vaulting. It uniquely has facilities for residential riding holidays attendees gain huge social, physical and mental benefits. CSRC relies on volunteers for manpower and fund-raising.


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Registered charity
No. SC028182
The Coach House Trust

The Coach House Trust provides occupational, educational, training and employment opportunities for those most disadvantaged in the labour market.


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Registered charity
No. 1122148
The COINS Foundation

The COINS Foundation funds projects offering relief to vulnerable and disadvantaged people. We make grants to organisations that can demonstrate the investment tangibly improves the lives of many, in a sustainable way. In particular, projects focusing on construction, education and technically innovative projects for learning and enablement.


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Registered charity
No. XR23013
Compass Advocacy Network Ltd

Compass is a network of projects for people with learning disabilities. It is a small local charity. Compass offers advocacy support, advice and guidance to people with learning disabilities to improve the quality of their lives. Projects include Can Can Recycling, Can Can Bazaar (social businesses) and Beyond(Youth project)


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Registered charity
No. 1078724
Compass Counselling (New Forest)

It provides affordable counselling to adults for depression, relationship problems etc.


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Registered charity
No. 289742
Corbets Tey School Parents and Friends Association

The charity helps to provide equipment and facilities to advance social, physical and/or educational opportunities of the pupils attending a special school for children with learning disabilities. The school caters for children aged 4 to 16 who have many different syndromes and other learning needs including Autism and communication difficulties.


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Registered charity
No. SC004780
Cornerstone

Every day across Scotland, Cornerstone is providing care and support in your community to enable children, young people and adults with disabilities and other support needs to enjoy a valued life.

With a team of experienced and motivated staff we provide a wide range of services to over 1000 people each year and are committed to improving the lives of the people we support.


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Registered charity
No. 1123858
Cornwall Down's Syndrome Support Group

The Cornwall Down's Syndrome Support Group is run by parents to help families affected by Down's syndrome living in Cornwall. We offer families a chance to meet, socialise and share information, friendship and support. We organise fun days out, trips away and challenging fund raising activities.


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Registered charity
No. 1086019
Corpal - Supporting those with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum and Aicardi Syndrome

Corpal supports those affected by Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum which means that the major pathway across the two hempisheres of the brain is damaged or missing. Corpal is a Not for Profit group and is run by parents, and carers of children and Adults with ACC or Aicardi Syndrome.


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Registered charity
No. SCO13208
Cosgrove Care

Cosgrove Care provides services for people and families affected by learning disabilities and complex needs. For adults, these include registered accommodation, supported independent living, volunteer befriending, employment, further education, supported employment and recreational activities. For children and young people, Cosgrove provides developmental training after-school and during holidays.


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Registered charity
No. 1073675
Court Meadow Riding for the Disabled Association

It helps approximately 60 children with severe learning difficulties and special needs to experience the joy of riding and thereby improve their self-confidence, muscle tone, balance, communication skills and independence.


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Registered charity
No. 1044942
The Cri Du Chat Syndrome Support Group

It provides support and information for parents, familes and carers and raises awareness of the syndrome amongst the medical profession. Actively involved in raising funds to promote and provide research into the Syndrome. Organises annual Conference and forwards bi-annual newsletters


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Registered charity
No. 1109792
Daisy Chain Project Teesside

Daisy Chain supports and helps families/carers who are affected by autism. Daisy Chain is raising funds to build a respite centre for children with autism. It is based on a 5.5-acre farm in the North East and has already developed an animal petting farm, sensory gardens, play area, horticultural area and wetland area.


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Registered charity
No. 1054109
Dance Voice

It provides a safe working environment to assist those with mental health issues and learning difficulties using Dance Movement Psychotherapy.


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Registered charity
No. 516733
Dee Banks School Charity Association

Dee Banks School is a school for Children with profound and severe learning difficulties. As part of our adventure playground project we are trying to complete the 3rd phase providing the children with a cycle track and secure bike shed.


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Registered charity
No. 1056866
Derwentside Carers' Centre (DCC)

Emotional and practical support to carers in Derwentside.


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Registered charity
No. 1103190
DGSM yourChoice

DGSM yourChoice is an affiliation of Royal Mencap Society. The charity works with people with learning disabilities, their families and carers in the North Kent and Medway areas. Support is provided through housing, independent living, day services, employment and training, advice and information, leisure, sport, evening clubs and much more! The charity aims to develop self fulfillment and independence for every individual with a learning disability enabling them to lead a life in the community like any other person.


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Registered charity
No. 299015
Dingley

Dingley Family and Specialist Early Years Centres provide a place where children, from birth to five years, with special needs and disabilities come to develop skills through therapeutic play. More than this, it is a place where their parents and carers are welcome, where they can make friends and share experiences.


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Registered charity
No. 1044373
Disability Action Yorkshire

Disability Action Yorkshire provides high quality services that enable disabled people to live the lifestyle of their choosing, this includes residential care with training for independent living, work, training for work and support within peoples own homes.


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Registered charity
No. 1123390
The Disabled People's Contact (DPC)

The DPC is a day centre for elderly and disabled people. The object of the charity is to offer friendship, support and a sense of community to those who would otherwise be isolated by their personal circumstances.


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Registered charity
No. 282197
Diverse Abilities Plus

Diverse Abilities Plus is a charity working with children and adults with Cerebral Palsy who have physical and learning disabilities working in Poole, Bournemouth and Dorset.


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Registered charity
No. 1094957
Down Syndrome Extra 21

It helps to promote equal opportunities for people with Down syndrome and offer support to them and their families. It promotes public awareness of Down syndrome and encourages and helps local support groups. It provides information through conferences, workshops, newsletters and its website.


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Registered charity
No. XR30677
Downe Residential Project

A charity providing a range of residential , respite and day care services for adults who have a learning disbility and their families


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Registered charity
No. 1120863
Downright Excellent

Downright Excellent provides educational sessions and quality play experiences for children with Downs Syndrome and their siblings, plus education and support for parents/ carers. We currently run weekly speech and language classes, and life skills and sensory processing sessions for children age 0-4 (Early Intervention), and 5-9 (Supplementary Education). The 10-14 age group is planned for 2013. We follow the teaching programme of Down Syndrome Education International, who regularly visit and evaluate our group, in order to maintain our excellence based on their cutting edge research.


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Registered charity
No. 1123045
Down's South London

Down's South is a thriving member-run charity and support network for children with Down's Syndrome and their families. South London-based, it provides a specialist speech and language therapy service for children (birth to 10 years) unavailable elsewhere, including the private sector. It operates a catchment area from Wandsworth to Greenwich.


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Registered charity
No. 1061474
Down's Syndrome Association

Two babies are born every day with Down's syndrome. Through information and support for people with Down's syndrome, their families and professionals, the Down's Syndrome Association helps these people live full and rewarding lives.


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Registered charity
No. 1058548
DSRF-UK

Is a national charity formed by parents of Down Syndrome children and adults who wanted a greater emphasis placed on medical research in order to alieviate the problems caused by learning difficulties and to relieve and reduce the associated health complications caused by illnesses like early onset Alzheimer’s disease and dementia


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Registered charity
No. 268502, Scotland SCO39177
Dyslexia Action

6 million people in the UK are affected by dyslexia, that's 10% of the population. Dyslexia can affect all areas of your life, not just reading and writing. It can cause low self esteem, anxiety, frustration and even depression if unidentified. Through our 26 centres, 158 outposts and our work in schools we work to improve lives through education.

Your money could make a real difference to the lives of those affected by dyslexia.

£25 - could fund a one hour session of multi-sensory tuition £50 - could pay for a parent to attend an awareness course £100 - could help towards the cost of keep a local centre open for one day Your donation will enable us to continue with our valuable work.


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Registered charity
No. 1052989
Dyslexia Research Trust

Free children?s clinics for the diagnosis and treatment of reading difficulties. Provides accurate and unbiased information on latest research to educational/health professionals, media and general public in UK and internationally. Supports academic researchers ? developing the skills and knowledge needed to continue scientific advance in the study of dyslexia.


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Registered charity
No. SC000951
Dyslexia Scotland

Dyslexia Scotland is the voluntary organisation representing the needs and interests of dyslexic people in Scotland.


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Registered charity
No. 1058352
Dyspraxia Foundation

The Foundation is an information and resource centre for those wishing to learn about dyspraxia. It operates a telephone helpline and produces information and literature for parents and professionals. It organises conferences and events to promote greater understanding and supports those affected through a network of groups around the UK.


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Registered charity
No. 1054061
Ealing Mencap

Ealing Mencap provides a wide range of services to people with learning disabilities in west London, as well as currently redeveloping a dilapidated community centre into a state-of-the-art resource centre for many more people and activities, including people with the most profound learning disabilities and wheelchair users who require changing accommodation.


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Registered charity
No. 218830
Eastbourne And District Mencap

Established in 1948, Eastbourne and District Mencap is a charity that is dedicated to helping people with learning disabilities to live a full and fulfilling life. This is achieved by the provision of 24-hour care homes, Day Service, and leisure workshops in supporting our people.


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Registered charity
No. 1085978
The Ebbisham Association / The Sunnybank Trust

The Ebbisham Association / The Sunnybank Trust provides a support and activities to vulnerable adults with lifelong learning disabilities in the Borough of Epsom & Ewell, and NE Surrey. Over 100 dedicated volunteers participate in supporting these people through a range of roles, with only three part-time paid staff, bringing the following:

Kites ? our free weekly social club, where members can meet with their friends for a social evening and take part in arts & crafts, drama and singing; Lay Advocates Programme ? our trained Volunteer Lay Advocates assist in difficult matters in their everyday lives where required; Out & About ? for outings; Community Home ? visiting residents within their care home; Befrienders ? providing one to one friends.

We are grateful for your kind and generous support in enabling us to continue and secure our activities for this vulnerable group of people.


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Registered charity
No. SC016540
Edinburgh University Settlement

EUS strives to enhance public provision for people who are disadvantaged through circumstance or disability. It aims to help local people bring about social change and regeneration for their communities. It aims to develop respect for the whole person and the dignity and diversity of all people.


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Registered charity
No. 1005124
The Edward Lloyd Trust

It helps people with learning disabilities lead an independent and full life


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Registered charity
No. 1011290
Elizabeth FitzRoy Support

Founded in 1962, Elizabeth FitzRoy Support is a national charity that exists to provide practical support to people with learning disabilities and to help them lead full, stimulating & independent lives. The charity provides a range of services, including: Registered care & nursing homes, day centres and support for people living in their own homes.


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Registered charity
No. 1125382
The Emily Jordan Foundation

It helps individuals with moderate learning and physical disabilities. These individuals find it difficult, if not impossible, to find paid employment in a very competitive workplace. The Emily Jordan Foundation aims to provide an environment in which they will be able to contribute to society and therefore lead more fulfilled lives.


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Registered charity
No. 276422
Enable Ability

Enable Ability is an independent charity for the care, welfare and advancement of disabled people living in Portsmouth and surrounding area. It works in partnership with disabled children and adults, their families and carers, to provide a range of quality, professional and confidential services.


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Registered charity
No. SC021077
ENABLE Glasgow Branch

ENABLE Glasgow is a membership organisation which works with people with learning disabilities and their carers in Glasgow in order to ensure that they get the most from life. We run a range of services including supported living, training for work, social activities, advice, and information.


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Registered charity
No. XR33720
Enable NI

Enable aims to promote inclusion for people with a learning disability within society ; give support to individuals reducing the impact of disability on their lives ; focus on individual needs and aspirations and provide choices ; empower people with a learning disability to make decisions ; work in partnerships where needed to make these aims a reality


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Registered charity
No. SC0092024
ENABLE Scotland

ENABLE is Scotland's leading organisation for children and adults with learning disabilities. It campaigns for a socially inclusive society where people with learning disabilities are regarded and treated as full and equal citizens. ENABLE provides innovative community-based services which help people with learning disabilities to live, attend school, work and enjoy meaningful participation in their local community.


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Registered charity
No. 1116649
The Equal People Theatre Company

The purpose of Equal People is to build a theatre which will promote the inclusion of children, young people and adults with special needs into the performing arts, providing a safe environment for disadvantaged children and young people to participate along side able performers as Equal People.


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Registered charity
No. 1128543
Essex Down's Syndrome Support Group

Edss exsists to promote awareness on all aspects of Down's syndrome. We aim to bring together families and professionals in a social enviroment without any pressure.


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Registered charity
No. 1128629
Fairplay

Fairplay supports children and young people with disabilities and additional needs, and their families, across North Derbyshire.


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Registered charity
No. 1045025
Family Care Trust

The Family Care Trust is dedicated to helping care for people of all ages whilst developing peoples' choices, independence and dignity. It has been established for ten years and works with people who are suffering with problems ranging from learning disabilities, mental health problems, physical disabilities and confusional illnesses.


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Registered charity
No. 512992
Father Hudson's Society

Father Hudson's Society is the social welfare agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham. It reaches out to those in need through Adoption, Fostering agencies and Origins services, residential care for older people and those with dementia, residentialand day care for people with disabilities and innovotive community based work.


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Registered charity
No. 1089877
FiND

FiND is a local charity based in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire supporting young people with profound/ severe learning disabilities through the provision of professionally staffed fun - activity days during school/college holidays and support for their families.


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Registered charity
No. 802456
The Fircroft Trust

The Fircroft Trust supports adults with mental health problems and/or learning disabilities and helps them reach their full potential and become part of our community.


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Registered charity
No. 1091012
FOBE

We provide fun and exciting experiences for children with special needs through after school clubs and weekend day care.


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Registered charity
No. 1045352
The Fortune Centre Of Riding Therapy

The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy is a specialist further education college for horse-motivated young people with special needs. A three year residential Further Education Through Horsemastership Course enables students to relate more successfully to others and to have greater and more appropriate control over their own lives.


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Registered charity
No. 1127861
The Fragile X Society

The Fragile X Society is supporting families whose children and older relatives have fragile X syndrome - the most common cause of inherited learning disabilities. Through its' support and information services, newsletter and conferences the Society works to improve the quality of life of all people affected by fragile X


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Registered charity
No. 1122197
The Fred Foundation

It provides funding for the specialist education of autistic children.


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Registered charity
No.
Frensham Pond Sailability

Frensham Pond Sailability provides disabled people of all ages the opportunity to experience the thrill of sailing. Sailing ranges from therapeutic cruising in the relaxing surroundings of Frensham Pond to fully competitive racing in Paralympic class mini-keelboats. Boats, safety gear and helpers are all supplied. More information on www.sailfrensham.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. TBC
Friends of Bridges

Bridges Resource Centre provides specialist short breaks for very complex, challenging disabled children, which also then provides relief from the continuous caring role for their families. Through fundraising we provide specialist equipment, play equipment and opportunites to develop life skills for these children in and around the local community.


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Registered charity
No. 504391
The Friends Of Cedewain

It supports a school for children with special needs


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Registered charity
No. 291357
The Friends of Columbus School and College

It offers support to special needs children and their families providing new equipment and organising fun days and events which enables them to participate in activities which would normally not be accessible to them due to the profound and complicated medical needs of their children.


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Registered charity
No. 1016055
Friends of Curnow School

Supporting children with severe and profound learning difficulties.


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Registered charity
No. 1123634
Friends of Granta School

Granta School caters for pupils from 2 to 19 who have a range of special educational needs. The charity is there to fund raise for much needed equipment, to provide support to parents, pupils and staff and for social events.


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Registered charity
No. 1085068
The Friends of Hadrian School

The charity supports Hadrian School which caters for up to 125 primary aged children in Newcastle Upon Tyne who have severe, profound and complex learning, sensory and communication difficulties.


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Registered charity
No. 281626
Friends Of Hillside School

We buy equipment and supply monies for holidays etc. for Children with Special Needs who attend Hillside School.


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Registered charity
No. 281460
Friends of Medina House School

It raises funds for Medina House School which is a school for children with profound, complex and severe learning difficulties


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Registered charity
No. 270315
The Friends Of Ormerod

WE ARE A CHARITY PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WITH COMMUNICATION AND INTERACTIVE DISORDERS AND PHYSICAL DISABILITIES WHO ATTEND THE SENSS ORMEROD RESOURCE BASE. THE STUDENTS ARE INCLUDED, WHERE APPROPRIATE AND WITH ADULT SUPPORT, IN MAINSTREAM LESSONS AT THE MARLBOROUGH SCHOOL, WOODSTOCK, OXFORDSHIRE


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Registered charity
No. 1090237
Friends of Penny Field

Friends of Penny Field is a charity that helps the disabled children of Penny Field school who all have profound and complex needs. Money raised goes towards equipment essential and most beneficial for these special children of ages 2 through to 19.


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Registered charity
No. SC8126
Friends of Raeden

The Raeden Centre offers a combination of Medical, Nursing and Educational advice. Treatment is offered to children with known or suspected disabilities, these include problems with movement, vision communication or hearing - many children have to cope with more than one difficulty. At Raeden, pre-school children are treated as a whole person, with the help of a comprehensive assessment by a team which includes paediatricians, physio/occupational/speech/music and language therapists, teachers, psychologists, social workers and health visitors. The Friends of Raeden raise funds to meet the needs that the statutory authorities cannot provide.


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Registered charity
No. 1117759
Friends of ROSHNI UK

ROSHNI is a special school/therapy centre for disabled children in Gwalior,India. Many have Cerebral Palsy/learning difficulties.ROSHNI run a nursery,special school,vocational training centre,and support children at mainstream schools.Friends of ROSHNI UK raises funds and sends volunteers to ROSHNI


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Registered charity
No. 1024661
Friends Of Strathmore School

FOSS help to raise funds for this special needs school. There are 47 pupils who have a wide range of disabilities which include Autism and young people with very complex needs. FOSS have raised funds for a bus, playground and are now raising for a specially adapted gym.


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Registered charity
No. 1118536
Friends of Sunera Foundation

Friends of Sunera Foundation is a registered UK charity which aims to raise awareness of the work of Sunera Foundation in Sri Lanka which works with disabled, marginalised and traumatised people, helping them to gain dignity, confidence and self-respect by taking part in creative activities using music, drama and art.


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Registered charity
No. 1115279
Friends of Swiss Cottage School

education and advancements of children with special needs


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Registered charity
No. 311876
Friends of the Ridgeway

The Friends raise funds for the Ridgeway Community School, a special school for pupils and students ranging from 2 to 19 years old with a diverse range of learning needs.


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Registered charity
No. 1135828
The Friendship Circle

The Friendship Circles aims to help Jewish children and adults with special needs make friends and integrate into the community, through organised social events and activities. We also aim to increase the motivation of young people in the community to volunteer.


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Registered charity
No. 1107977
From Boyhood to Manhood Foundation

We work with young people, who are/at the risk of getting involved in crime


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Registered charity
No. XR28291
Going for Goal - Official IFA Charity Partners

Going For Goal are The Irish Fopotbal Associations Official Charity Partners. The IFA's charity partners are Mencap, Positive Futures and The Prince's Trust. The Prince's Trust helps young people who most need help to overcome barriers and get their lives working. Positive Futures and Mencap both support people with a learning disability and their families.


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Registered charity
No. 1020192
Grace Eyre Foundation

Grace Eyre is a charity supporting people with learning disabilities to make the most of opportunities in their communities and lead independent lives. We provide person centred day activity and accommodation services to 200 people, employ 80 staff and are supported by over 50 volunteers. We work across East and West Sussex and Brighton & Hove.


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Registered charity
No. SC007421
Grampian Autistic Society

The charity’s aims are to: - ensure provision of the best possible education, care, support and opportunities for people of all ages with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) in Grampian - support families - improve understanding of ASDs - develop best practice amongst carers, professionals and society at large.


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Registered charity
No. 1124179
The grangers club

We provide a safe fun place to be for children and young adults with learning disabilities. Members meet up with their friends to play football, snooker,table tennis do arts and crafts or just sit and chat, Giving carers a break, Money is needed to pay for transport, rent and equipment.


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Registered charity
No. 296590
Greggs Foundation

The Greggs Foundation aims to alleviate financial hardship amongst those most affected in the North East and around the UK. It does this through the delivery of a range of grant programmes. The Main Grants programme makes grants of up to £45,000 to charitable organisations in the North East of England. The small grants programme makes grants of up to £1,000 to charitable organisations throughout England, Wales and Scotland. The Hardship Fund makes grants in the North East of England of up to £150 to families experiencing extreme financial hardship. The breakfast Club Scheme provides funding to allow disadvantaged children to get a healthy breakfast before the start of the school day.

Further details can be obtained from:

www.greggsfoundation.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1122298
Grove Cottage

Grove Cottage provides social, and some educational, activities for people with learning disability to support lifelong friendships and provide respite for the families. Each week about 50 local families benefit from the respite and almost 100 people use our facilities. It is a local charity that has been providing its services for more than 40 years.

Children can join the Special Needs Nursery in the first year of life. The nursery provides one-to-one care for the children, is monitored by OFSTED and follows the Early Years approach. When the children reach five years they will start school but they can continue to attend clubs at Grove Cottage on Saturdays to maintain their friendship groups and allow their family some respite.

We provide Speech Therapy to supplement the service provided by the NHS. By helping our members communicate better we can help them improve their life. Most of the children use the Makaton sign language to help them communicate. Once or twice a year we hold a training day to teach the Dads (and others) how to use the sign language.

When our members leave school they are able to join our evening clubs; our oldest members are in their seventies and have been attending for 40 years. Our next project is to open a Friday evening youth club for teenagers.


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Registered charity
No. 1044658
Guild Care

Guild Care, established in 1933, provides an extensive range of innovative services for older people, people with dementia, carers and children with special needs. It is a local charity serving Worthing, West Sussex and surrounding areas. Guild Care?s ethos is to promote the independence, wellbeing and happiness of all those it works with.


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Registered charity
No. 1004432
Hamelin Trust

A range of services, projects and activities to support disabled children and adults including; residential respite/short break services, domiciliary/community based support, resource bases for daytime/evening/weekend activities, supported accommodation, work experience/training projects, supported employment services, accredited training for members of staff, volunteers, and beneficiaries.


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Registered charity
No. 1000653
Hamlet Centre Trust

The Hamlet Centre Trust is for children and young people with disabilities (physical, learning or sensory disabilities) who live in Norwich and Norfolk. We provide recreational, educational, social and vocational opportunities backed up by high quality care.


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Registered charity
No. 293635
Hannah's Gifts

The charity supports the purchase of very specialist equipment for children with complex physical/sensory/medical needs


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Registered charity
No. SCO01514
Hansel Foundation

Hansel Foundation is a Scottish charity supporting people of all ages with learning disabilities. It provides a wide range of services including, supported living, respite, day services, supported employment & training opportunities, community supports & also a service for teenagers, supporting them on their journey into adult life.


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Registered charity
No. 1082380
Haringey Mencap

Haringey Mencap supports people with learning disabilities living within and around the London borough of Haringey. In addition to a day care service it provides opportunities in education, sport, art, music and leisure as well as advocacy. Haringey Mencap is committed to developing the social inclusion of its members.


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Registered charity
No. 1113417
Haswell & District Mencap Society

IT HELPS CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH A LEARNING DISABILITY BY PROVIDING DAYCARE, TRAINING AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES


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Registered charity
No. 1110088
Headway North West London

We support individuals, and their carers, who have been affected by a brain injury in our North West London area. We run two monthly support groups and a daytime facility, known as The LINK, where survivors share experiences, regain skills, build confidence and develop through music, art and outings.


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Registered charity
No. 1023467
Heart n Soul

Heart n Soul is a multi-disciplinary arts organisation led by artists with learning disabilities. It makes music, theatre, dance, visual art, digital art, films and participatory cultural events. Heart n Soul is renowned as the creator of The Beautiful Octopus Club and The Squidz Club, which is for young people.


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Registered charity
No. 1064646
Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre offers the expert assessment and tuition that anyone with Dyslexia deserves, regardless of their ability to pay, and relies on the generosity of donors to make this possible.


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Registered charity
No. 313069
Hft

Hft is a national charity providing local support for people with learning disabilities and their families. We are creative, resourceful and flexible. Working with individuals, their families and others we seek out innovative solutions and offer individual support which enables people to lead fulfilling lives.


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Registered charity
No. XR96661
Hill Croft Special School PTA

Hill Croft is a special needs school in Newtownabbey. There are 86 pupils aged 3 to 19 years who all have a severe learning disability. The PTA have embarked on an innovative fundraising strategy to provide an adventure play trail to allow the children to make the most of stimulation through play.


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Registered charity
No. 1116469
Hill Park Autistic Trust

Hill Park Autistic Trust offers residential, outreach and counselling services to adults on the autistic spectrum and their carers


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Registered charity
No. 1124180
HOPE

HOPE is a UK charity that champions and supports adults who have a combination of autism and learning disabilities. HOPE helps shape and create a future where these adults can make a positive contribution to the workforce and to their community.


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Registered charity
No. Sc033312
HOPE For Autism

HOPE For Autism supports children aged 3-20years with autism and their parents/carers who reside in North Lanarkshire, by offering a range of services and childrens' activities, 6 days a week at the HOPE Centre in Airdrie.


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Registered charity
No. 1109619
The Hydrosense Charitable Organisation (The Hydrosense Appeal)

The charity works on behalf of disabled children to access them to special services, especially to hydrotherapy and performing arts on evenings, weekends and school holidays. The charity has nearly reached its target of 1 million to build new facilities and continues to fund raise to help with running costs.


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Registered charity
No. 1089508
ILEAP - Inclusive Leisure Education Activities Project

ILEAP provides disabled young people and adults with a learning disability living in South Warwickshire opportunities to take part in inclusive leisure activities within their communities. Our Youth Workers, Support Friends and Volunteers assist our members so that they can have fun with their friends in a safe and positive environment.


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Registered charity
No. SC000038
Inspire

Inspire, one of the largest charities in Scotland, is an innovative organisation which trail blazes ground-breaking practices to offer opportunities for an excellent quality of life to people with learning disabilities in North East Scotland. Inspire currently provides over 51 services, ranging from residential housing services to employment initiatives.


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Registered charity
No. 327691
IPSEA (Independent Panel for Special Education Advice)

IPSEA offers free and independent advice on Local Education Authorities' legal duties to assess and provide for children with special educational needs. These include children with physical disabilities, sensory impairment, emotional and behavioural difficulties, general and specific learning difficulties (including those arising from specific conditions such as Down's Syndrome, autism and dyslexia).


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Registered charity
No. 1075464
The Jigsaw Trust

Jigsaw CABAS® School is an independent school for children with autistic spectrum disorders, led by the Jigsaw Trust, a UK registered charity. The school currently has 32 children and is the only school of its kind in Surrey, offering structured teaching based on the principles of Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA).


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Registered charity
No. 1098944
The JPK Project

The JPK Project's aims and objectives are to provide a Residential Centre for people with a learning disability in Eastbourne. When established it will include 24 En Suite Bedsitting Rooms to allow for privacy and independence but will also include communal rooms for social interaction. It will also include practicial training and work experience and continued learning on site.


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Registered charity
No. 299786
KEEN

KEEN is an organisation of Oxford and Oxford Brookes Universities providing weekly sporting and recreational activities, for children and young people with special needs in Oxfordshire.


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Registered charity
No. 801965
The Kent Autistic Trust

The Kent Autistic Trust primarily provides staffed support services and accomodation for adults with Autism Spectrum Condition. We also provide Family Support for people with ASC and their families. Please see our website for further details www.kentautistic.com


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Registered charity
No. 275561
Keynsham And District Mencap Society

We are a community based self funding charity affiliated to National Mencap. We support in the region of 150 adults and children with learning and or physical disabilities to access regular social, leisure, sporting and respite opportunities.


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Registered charity
No. 1004518
The Kingfisher Association

The Kingfisher Association was born of the Kingfisher Community Special School we are a primary school in Oldham for children with complex and severe learning needs. We established the association to raise money and awareness for our children?s needs.


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Registered charity
No. 210583
Kingston Mencap

Kingston Mencap is a small voluntary group who support adults and children with a learning disability and their families and carers living in the Kingston-upon-Thames area. We are a Registered Charity No. 210583 and we are affiliated to Royal Mencap. We run Seekers leisure club for adults aged 18+ and Xpression youth project for 12-18 year olds.


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Registered charity
No. 1041924
Kingwood

Kingwood provides support to people with autism. It's vision is that adults with autism will be valued by and contribute to society.


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Registered charity
No. 271519
Kisharon

It provides educational services, vocational training opportunities and residential care for children and adults with learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1125473
Kisses4Kids

helps young children and teenagers while suffering with long term illness. cancer,and to create a more relaxed area for teenagers and young children while in hospital. to send families for day drips. to donate memory boxes.


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Registered charity
No. 1058319
KSA

We help all people affected by Klinefelter's Syndrome whether they are men and boys who have the syndrome, or their wives, partners, parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, carers, friends, teachers, and employers. We also work to increase awareness amongst the general public, GPs, and other medical professionals


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Registered charity
No. SC001460
Kyleakin Connections

This is a day care centre for adults with learning disabilities. The aims are to encourage independent living, to help develop independence and to lead ordinary fully inclusive lives within the community. It is a place to come together to learn new skills and improve existing skills.


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Registered charity
No. SC029596
Lanark Lodge Friends Association

Lanark Lodge Friends Association is a charity which helps people who have disabilities


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Registered charity
No. 264166, Scotland SC038493
L'Arche

L'Arche builds communities with people who have learning disabilities. Together with assistants, they live in ordinary houses, with choice in and access to work, therapy and local resources. The nine L'Arche communities in England, Scotland and Wales are founded on Christian values, also welcoming people of other faiths and none.


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Registered charity
No. 1062858
LEARNING DISABILITY WALES

IT`S ACTIVITIES ARE TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE PROVISION OF SERVICES AND FACILITIES TO ENABLE ADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES TO ACHIEVE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL AS PART OF SOCIETY AND TO INCREASE THEIR CHOICES IN THE CONTROL THEY HAVE OVER THEIR OWN LIVES.


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Registered charity
No. 1091809
Leeds Mencap

Leeds Mencap works to improve the lives and opportunities of children and adults with a learning disability and their families and carers. Although affiliated with Royal Mencap we receive no funding from them, so we rely entirely on donations, grants, sponsorship and the generosity of the local community.


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Registered charity
No. 218186 (England & Wales) and SCO05117 (Scotland)
Leonard Cheshire Disability in Scotland

Leonard Cheshire Disability is the largest charity provider of disability support services in the UK. In Scotland, Leonard Cheshire Disability supports disabled people offering vital services to meet a wide range of needs. These include supported accommodation, respite services, special rehabilitation for people with an acquired brain injury, support at home and a multi-award winning project called "Workability".


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Registered charity
No. 1054167
Lifeworks

Lifeworks is the collective name for all the services and facilities of The Bidwell Brook Foundation

Lifeworks aims to tackle exclusion, disadvantage and inequality concerning children and young adults with learning difficulties.

Founded in 1996 by a group of parents, teachers and carers, Lifeworks has blossomed into a well-established organisation with a reputation for care, quality and compassion. Lifeworks runs a variety of projects dedicated to providing learning-disabled children and young adults with the confidence and life skills that ensure a self-sustainable future, that promote a fluid transition into adulthood, and that encourage their inclusion in the community as valued and active members.


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Registered charity
No. 279051
Lindon Bennett School Association

The charity raises money for the benefit of the pupils of Lindon Bennett School. This is a primary age special school for pupils with profound and severe learning difficulties and autism. Money raised is used for the benefit of the pupils eg for trips and playground equipment.


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Registered charity
No. 1119596
Link Leisure

Link Leisure supports children and adults with a learning disability to build an enhanced quality of life through sport and social activities in the community. It enables members of all ages and abilities to make choices, gain self confidence and esteem, develop independence, while having fun and making friends.


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Registered charity
No. 504913
Linkage Community Trust Ltd

Linkage Community Trust is the leading Lincolnshire Charity which helps people with learning difficulties to realise their full potential. Help us to build and support existing and new projects, and thus create real opportunities, enable real choices and open the doors to a full adult life.


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Registered charity
No. 1027384
LMBBS

It supports LMBBS sufferers and their families, through our helpline and information leaflets about the syndrome. It has a twice yearly newsletter, plus an Annual family conference which allows sufferers, families and professionals to learn more about LMBBS. This is then followed up with a Conference report, which is sent to all its members.


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Registered charity
No. SC013692
Loanhead Community Learning Centre

TBA


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Registered charity
No. 1104585
Local Aid

Supporting children and community special needs. We run activities for disabled young people, Work experience programmes and outdoor events for children with special needs.


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Registered charity
No. 802188
Loddon School

The Loddon School excels at meeting the exceptional learning and support needs of children and young people whose behaviours present a significant challenge in other environment.

The Loddon School

www.loddonschool.co.uk

Loddon Training and Consultancy

www.proact-scipr-uk.com


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Registered charity
No. 1066891
Lorica Trust Ltd

The charity offers support for the homeless through its purpose-built Nightshelter, Hostel and move on accommodation. It also provides a range of quality projects and services to people challenged by learning disabilities to enable them to live their lives to the full from childhood through adult life.


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Registered charity
No. SC021439
Lothian Autistic Society

Lothian Autistic Society aim to provide high quality services to children and young people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families and carers, by promoting, developing and sustaining such services for their support and personal growth. Our services enhance children and young people?s life experiences and improve their independent living skills away from their home environment.


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Registered charity
No. 1061676
Macaroni Wood

Macaroni Wood is a wonderful rural haven that provides high quality accommodation for youth clubs, schools and community organisations.


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Registered charity
No. 1093679
Magic Moments for Autistic Kids

Magic Moments was formed in 2002 to help support families in Northern Lincolnshire. it offers support to siblings & children within the Autistic spectrum. provide chat and chill sessions where parents can meet other parents and relax, we provide training that helps parents devolpcoping strategies and methods to deal with situations. provide trips and events.


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Registered charity
No. 1062185
Magpie Dance

Magpie Dance is an inclusive contemporary dance company and has carved out a national reputation for its exciting and inspiring approach to inclusive and creative dance.


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Registered charity
No. 1119819
The Makaton Charity

Makaton uses signs, symbols and speech to develop communication, language and literacy skills. Makaton is used by people with learning disabilities and communication difficulties. The Makaton Charity provides training to parents, carers & professionals, produces a wide range of resources offers a free family advisory service.


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Registered charity
No. 295504
Mapledown School

Mapledown Barnet's secondary special school for pupils with Severe and Complex Learning Disabilities. Many of the pupils also have additional sensory and physical impairments and an increasing number are either on the Autistic Spectrum or have complex medical care needs


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Registered charity
No. 235451
Matlock Mencap

Matlock Mencap is a Thursday evening club run for adults with learning disabilities founded in 1973. For many of the members this evening is the highlight of their week and gives a much needed respite for their carers and parents. All staff are volunteers.


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Registered charity
No. company number is 25577R
mcch society limited

mcch is a charitable organisation supporting individuals with learning disabilities, autism or mental health needs across the South-East. Our services in Bexley include Falconwood, a children's respite centre, offering educational and fun day activities - giving parents a well earned break.


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Registered charity
No. SC007486
McFarlane Homes

it provides residential care to adults with complex learning disabilities


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Registered charity
No. SC007486
McFarlane Homes

it provides residential care to adults with complex learning disabilities


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Registered charity
No. 1110830
Meetings Industry Meeting Needs

Meetings Industry Meeting Needs (MIMN) was founded by leading figures in the UK meetings and events industry to raise funds for worthy causes in the UK and overseas relevant to this industry sector. Where such causes do not have access to public funding, MIMN can provide financial support through various fund-raising events and activities.


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Registered charity
No. 222377
Mencap

Mencap wants a world where people with a learning disability gain an equal right to choice opportunity and respect. The charity believes that people should have equal opportunities in education, work and in playing a full part in the community. They believe that support for the families and carers of people with a learning disability is vital to achieving their vision


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Registered charity
No. 801130
Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK's leading charity working in mental health and learning disabilities. With pioneering research and community projects it aims to improve the support available for people with mental health problems and people with learning disabilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1113444
Merton Mencap

Merton Mencap is a local independent charity providing a range of services and projects for children, young people and adults with a learning disability and for their parent/carers. It aims to increase choice and opportunity and promote greater independence and inclusion in the community.


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Registered charity
No. SC034269
Mid-Lin Day Care

We provide day care and a meal to older people who suffer from Dementia, physical disibilities or social isolation.


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Registered charity
No. XT19360
Montessori Education for Autism

Montessori Education for Autism (MEfA) helps answer local and global needs of children, young people and adults with Autism, and conditions related to Autism, through Montessori methods of teaching and learning.


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Registered charity
No. 1065006
MRCT

MRCT provides voluntary work and social opportunities for people with a disability and vulnerable people in Harlow. It supports people with a physical / learning disability, people who are lonely, isolated, addicted, homeless, vulnerably housed and people in crisis with emergency food.


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Registered charity
No. SC035078
The Mungo Foundation

The Mungo Foundation have 30 years experience of providing quality person-centred services to individuals of all ages with wide ranging and complex support needs. The Foundation aims to make a difference to people lives by providing support to help them realise their life choices.


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Registered charity
No. 269425
National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society exists to champion the rights and interests of over half a million people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs.


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Registered charity
No. SC018224
Nordoff - Robbins Music Therapy (Scotland)

It is grounded in the belief that everyone can respond to music, no matter how ill or disabled. The unique qualities of music as therapy can enhance communication, support change, and enable people to live more resourcefully and creatively. We work from three bases in Lasswade (Midlothian), Crosshill (Fife) and Glasgow.


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Registered charity
No. 1027466
Norfolk And Norwich Scope Association

NANSA is a well established charity which offer services, information for norfolk children and adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, The Adult Resource Centre at 200 Bowthorpe Road, Norwich, offers vocational training, education and skills development courses. More information on our services can be found by visiting www.nansa.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1102957
Norman Laud Association

It provides respite care for children and adults with special needs and disabilities in a warm and safe environment. It also has a day nursery for children from birth to 5 years old with special needs.


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Registered charity
No. 1028260
North East Autism Society

We strive to excel in providing skills for life for children and adults with autism through inclusive programmes in education,care and social and vocational training.


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Registered charity
No. 514825
North Staffs Special Adventure Playground

An independent registered charity providing specialist play and recreational services for disabled children and young people, and information, support and respite care for their families.The purpose-built indoor facilities and extensive landscaped outdoor areas are open 7 days a week all year round.


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Registered charity
No. 1059050
Norwood

Norwood supports people with learning disabilities and children and families in need. We believe people should live the life they choose and we work with individuals to change their lives and achieve their goals.

We provide vital, personalised services to the Jewish community and also to people in the wider community.

Delivered by 1200 staff and supported by 700 dedicated volunteers, these services are divided into Children and Family Services and Adult Services.


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Registered charity
No. 1046081
Nottingham Mencap

It is an independent local Voluntary and Community Organisation, dedicated to the service of people with a learning disability or difficulty, and their families and carers, living in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire


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Registered charity
No. XR64989
NWLLA

We help unemployed people to obtain qualifications and get back to work.


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Registered charity
No. 1091722
The Oaklea Trust

We are a service provider offering accommodation, employment, leisure activities and community support for children and adults with disabilities towards independence and lead fulfilled lives within theri communities.


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Registered charity
No. 326940
Orchard Vale Trust

OVT provides residential homes for people with learning disabilities. Around 2% of the population have a learning disability, of these only a few will achieve independence. OVT provides a caring environment and support to meet the individual needs of those in its care, for the rest of their lives if necessary.


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Registered charity
No. 297201
Oska Bright Film Festival

Oska Bright is the only award winning short film festival that is managed by learning disabled people, showing films made by learning disabled people. Administrative and financial support for Oska Bright is delivered by Carousel Project.


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Registered charity
No. 1009797
Otakar Kraus Music Trust

Otakar Kraus Music Trust is an independent charity established in 1992 to provide music therapy for people of all ages who have psychological, behavioural, learning or physical difficulties. It also helps to promote musical therapy generally.


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Registered charity
No. 278140
Outreach 3 Way

It helps people with learning disabilities to work, live independently and enjoy social inclusion. The work is varied ranging from 24 hour support for people with complex needs to gaining confidence and skills to take on paid work. The Day Service offers sports, drama, art and a range of therapies.


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Registered charity
No. 509119
Outreach Community and Residential Services

We help adults with learning difficulties and mental health problem both in small houses run by the charity and in the community.


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Registered charity
No. 1001590
PACT

PACT WAS SET UP TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM BY SUPPORTING AUTISTIC CHILDREN, THEIR PARENTS AND CARERS AT CAGE GREEN PRIMARY SCHOOL.


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Registered charity
No. 1072900
Parents and Friends of Ashgrove School

It aims to bring together the parents and friends and of Ashgrove School and to provide funds to help the many autistic pupils of Ashgrove to fulfil their true potential.


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Registered charity
No. 1014416
Pathway Workshop

Pathway Workshop is a registered charity for productive employment and training for disadvantaged adults between 16 and 80, with both physical disabilities and those with learning impairment. Pathway Workshop seeks to improve the job prospects of people with disabilities, and those who may be disadvantaged in today's labour market.


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Registered charity
No. 1092304
Pedal Power

Make cycling accessable to everybody


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Registered charity
No. 307894
Pepenbury

Pepenbury provides residential homes, day services, respite care and supported living for people with learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and complex care needs.


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Registered charity
No. 273207
Peter Le Marchant Trust

Providing day outings and holidays on waterways for people of all ages with any kind of disability or serious illness


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Registered charity
No. 1096976
Peterborough Area Down's Syndrome Group

Providing support, information and events for children and adults with Down’s Syndrome their families and carers in Peterborough and the surrounding area.


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Registered charity
No. 1099485
Peterborough Child Development Unit

A multidisciplinary organisation offering diagnosis, treatment and support for pre-school children who have significant developmental problems, such as Autism, Cerebral Palsy and learning difficulties. It works closely with local authority early support services, working to get the best for this group of children


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Registered charity
No. 1112194 (England & Wales) - SCO38910 (Scotland)
Pets As Therapy

Pets As Therapy is national charity and is unique in that it provides temperament assessed/vaccinated PAT Dogs and PAT Cats with registered volunteers to hospitals, hospices, residential care homes, day centres, special needs schools and many other establishments, providing comfort, companionship and therapy.

There are approximately 4,500 PAT Dogs and 108 PAT Cats bringing benefit to more than 130,000 people of all ages every single week throughout the UK.

The Charity is becoming increasingly involved in structured Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) interventions, for example, through referral by Clinical Psychologists working with dog phobic children and with Occupational Therapists in the rehabilitation of stroke victims.

Our registered volunteers and their P.A.T. Dogs and P.A.T. Cats make a difference to over 6.75 million people every year.

For more details on the work of this wonderful charity or if you are interested in finding out how you can apply to register your dog/cat please visit www.petsastherapy.org

If you would like to see the difference P.A.T. Dogs and P.A.T. Cats make to those they visit please watch the Pets As Therapy film www.petsastherapy.org/media


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Registered charity
No. 1088592
PIP

PIP helps younger adults with a range of learning disabilities around transition. PIP has a travel training project promoting independent travel and at SW1 and CDP (Community Development Project) they provide community activities.


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Registered charity
No. 289461
The Possum Trust

The Possum Trust provides grants to fund technical solutions for people of all disabilities The one thing which all people living with disabilities share is a need for technology to promote their independence. This equipment might include communication aids, environmental control solutions, pendant alarms, nursecall, electric doors windows and curtains.


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Registered charity
No. XN80842
Praxis Care

Praxis Care is a major provider of services for adults and children with a learning disability, mental ill health, acquired brain injury and for older people, including people with dementia. Services provided include Accommodation& Support; Respite Residential Care; Volunteer Befriending scheme; Home&Domiciliary care;Workskills/ Day Care; Floating Support and Drop in Centres.


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Registered charity
No. 519086
Primrose House Trust

Primrose House believes that even the most disabled person can with the right care live in the real world. It provides quality 24hr support for people with profound physical & learning disabilities & is committed to ensuring that residents lead a full,active life in a safe,loving environment


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Registered charity
No. 1070227
Prior's Court School

Prior's Court School provides specialist care and education for pupils aged 5 to 19 with moderate to severe autism. The majority are non verbal, have complex learning difficulties, may exhibit challenging behaviours and will need support throughout their lives. It is run by a non-profit making charity.


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Registered charity
No. 1060571
Prospects For People With Learning Disabilities

Prospects is a dynamic Christian organization working together with people with learning disabilities to ensure they can lead fulfilled lives. Prospects aims to touch every aspect of life to enable real choices and fulfilled potentials. Causeway Prospects supports churches all over the UK to welcome and include people with learning disabilities in every aspect of church life. Through ministry and Makaton training days Causeway Prospects equips people for effective ministry and has developed a wide range of resource materials for teaching, Bible study and worship. Causeway also runs special meetings for people with learning disabilities at major events such as Spring Harvest and the Keswick Convention.


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Registered charity
No. 1048584
The Prospects Trust

The Prospects Trust works with people who have learning difficulties providing training and work opportunities in horticulture and organic market gardening.


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Registered charity
No. 1123079
psds - providing support for children with down syndrome and their families

psds provides support for children with down syndrome and their families. We provide a network of support, friendship, advice and expertise. This benefits not only our children with down syndrome, but also their siblings, ourselves as parents and all family members. Down syndrome is part of who our children are not what they are.


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Registered charity
No. 1073392
Rayners Special Educational Trust

Penn School is a secondary school for children aged between 11-18 years with communication difficulties associated with hearing impairment and/or speech and language difficulties who may have additional physical or learning problems. For more information please visit the web site (www.pennschool.bucks.sch.uk)


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Registered charity
No. 286212
ReachOut Plus

ReachOut Plus are passionate about helping young people to reach their full potential in safe and inspirational environments. We create life changing experiences for young disabled and disadvantaged people at our specially adapted canal boats on the Grand Union Canal in Hertfordshire, and Chellington youth residential centre in Bedfordshire.


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Registered charity
No. 1117704
Rebounders

It provides trampoline therapy to anyone with special needs or a disability, ranging from mild coordination or learning difficulties to very limited mobility, speech and understanding. The therapy helps improve balance, coordination, confidence, strength and muscle tone and is also great fun!


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Registered charity
No. SC021621
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides high-quality community-based services for people who require support in their lives. It operates more than 180 services across Scotland, supporting nearly 2000 people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and communities.


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Registered charity
No. 1074161
Riding For The Disabled Association - Abingdon Group

With the help of 12 ponies and over 120 volunteers, the Riding for the Disabled Association, Abingdon Group dispenses a unique therapy to over 100 children and adults, aged from 2 to 70. Riding, driving or vaulting bring a new dimension to restricted lives, encourage independence, give confidence and generally improve each individual's well-being.


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Registered charity
No. 244108
Riding for the Disabled incorporating carriage driving

Riding for the Disabled Association aims to provide disabled people with the opportunity to ride and/or carriage drive to benefit their health and well-being.


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Registered charity
No. 1049030
Ripon Community Link

Ripon Community Link was established in 1990 and is a leading provider of innovative support services for people with learning disabilities. We are a registered charity managed by a board of trustees.


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Registered charity
No. 517845
Robert Owen Communities

ROC (Robert Owen Communities) provides services to adults with a learning disability. Our services include work, training and social enterprise, together with supported living accommodation and residential care. Our aim is to create environments that support individuals with a learning disability, enabling them to make full use of opportunities.


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Registered charity
No. 1048582
Rollercoasters

Rollercoasters was established in 1995 to provide high quality holiday playschemes and create leisure and social opportunities for children aged 4 to 18 years who have profound and multiple learning difficulties and who live in the Dudley borough.


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Registered charity
No. 504427
Rossendale Trust

The Rossendale Trust is based in Macclesfield and provides full residential care for adults with learning difficulties. Emphasis is on providing a real home from home and also day care facilities.


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Registered charity
No. 1088605
Rowdeford Charity Trust

Advancing education for children with complex learning difficulties.


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Registered charity
No. 1037043
Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome Support Group

It supports families affected by rubinstein- taybi syndrome.


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Registered charity
No. 1093006
Rutland House School for Parents

School for Parents in Nottingham is a free, specialist, pre-school service that supports children with mobility impairments such as cerebral palsy and associated disabilities, or children with Down's Syndrome who may have specific communication problems.


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Registered charity
No. 288379
Salters Hill Charity Limited

Salter's Hill Charity Limited is a non-profit company limited by guarantee and a registered charity established in 1984 to provide homes for adults with learning disabilities from Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.


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Registered charity
No. 1112112
SCAMPPS in Surrey

SCAMPPS in Surrey is a registered charity that supports young children who have moderate to severe complex special needs living in Surrey. It has been set up by a group of parents who themselves have young special needs children.


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Registered charity
No. SCO09068
Scottish Society for Autism

The Society supports families affected by autism by providing advice, support and specialist services. These include an autism specific school, residential care for adults, community support workers and a short-stay unit designed to give families a break.


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Registered charity
No. 210205
Searchlight

Providing Residential and Day Care Services for the Physically Disabled with mild learning difficulties


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Registered charity
No. 250058
Self Unlimited

Self Unlimited (RCN 250058) offers a comprehensive network of housing, training and specialised support services to enable people with learning disabilities to live a fulfilled life at the heart of society. Our prime focus is to maximise choice and to allow each person to explore their capabilities to the full.


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Registered charity
No. 260119
The Sequal Trust

It provides communication equipment to severely disabled people in order to promote independence and to enable each person to reach their full potential


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Registered charity
No. 1113252
Shalom Place

To help children and young people with autism embrace life by working closely with their families in respecting, nurturing, teaching and challenging them


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Registered charity
No. 1056155
Sheffield Mencap & Gateway

Sheffield Mencap provides support and services for children and adults with learning disabilities, helping over 700 hundred families every week. The services provided by the charity enable people to develop their full potential through education and training opportunities, provide sport and leisure activities and friendship support and relief for families.


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Registered charity
No. 217526
Shrewsbury Mencap

MENCAP Shrewsbury has been established for the support of mentally handicapped people & their families


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Registered charity
No. 269962
Shrubberies School PTA

The Shrubberies PTA raises money to enhance provision offered by The Shrubberies Special School. It raises money for equipment, educational resources and for out of school activities.


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Registered charity
No. 269962
Shrubberies School PTA

The Shrubberies PTA raises money to enhance provision offered by The Shrubberies Special School. It raises money for equipment, educational resources and for out of school activities.


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Registered charity
No. 1072573
Smith-Magenis Syndrome (S.m.s.) Foundation

The Smith-Magenis Syndrome (SMS) Foundation U.K. is a small charity whose aim is to provide information and support to individuals interested in SMS. Smith-Magenis Syndrome is caused by a missing piece of genetic material from chromosome 17, referred to as deletion 17p11.2. The Foundation sponsors educational conferences for members and also sponsors research relevant to Smith-Magenis Syndrome.


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Registered charity
No. 1110687
Snowflake School For Children With Autism

Snowflake School is a brand new Special School in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea opened in September 2008. We are a small independent school that caters for a maximum of 15 children ranging from 5 years to 14 years with a diagnosis of Autism.

Snowflake school addresses each student?s special educational need through a very ?personalised? approach to learning using, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Verbal Behaviour (VB) methodology and the National Curriculum.


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Registered charity
No. 1092613
Solihull Carers Centre

It is a registered charity which has been providing local support to carers for over 11 years. It is a member of the Princess Royal Trust for Carers network of carers centres and is a carer led voluntary organisation.


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Registered charity
No. 1102297
SoLO

Provides social and leisure opportunities for people with learning disabilities


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Registered charity
No. 1117491
Sols Trust

The charity supports children with Down's syndrome and/or medical conditions and learning difficulties. During the charities first year it has raised funds through a number of activities and already made a number of grants to schools and charities in the North East to provide equipment for children with learning difficulties. The charity is supporting the Puffin Appeal during 2009!


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Registered charity
No. 1112475
SOS!SEN

A free, friendly and confidential nationwide helpline for parents and others seeking clarification, help and advice in the bewildering world of Special Educational Needs.


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Registered charity
No. 1100209
Sparkles (South Bucks Down's Syndrome Group)

Sparkles is a parent-led charity and support network for children with Down Syndrome and their families in Buckinghamshire. Based in High Wycombe, it provides a specialist speech and language therapy service for pre-school children unavailable elsewhere, including the private sector. To find out more visit www.sparkles.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1109054
Speakup

Speakup is a Charity employing people with learning disabilities. Services include film and media production, DVD+CD duplication, training, consultancy, advice on legislation, accessible information and resources, EasyRead documents and design service.


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Registered charity
No. 800329
Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics Great Britain is the country?s major provider of sporting opportunities for people with a learning disability focusing on providing equality of opportunity for all athletes regardless of their level of athletic ability. It is a volunteer based organization, with 135 local branches and provides year-round sports training in a variety of Olympic type sports for over 8000 learning disabled people.


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Registered charity
No. SC010036
Specialisterne UK

To create new jobs, 75% of which will be for people with an autism spectrum disorder, over the next 5-years in order to transform attitudes, lives and business practices.


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Registered charity
No. 1074103
Springbridge RDA

We provide the opportunity for disabled people to carriage drive. Specially designed vehicles are used that can safely accommodate wheelchairs, together with fully inspected and licensed Driving for the Disabled ponies. All equipment is provided, to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable visit.


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Registered charity
No. 309567
Springfield School PTA

Springfield Special School helps children & young people, between the ages of 3 & 16 who have profound and multiple physical & learning difficulties, using a high pupil to teacher ratio, and a varied curriculum, incorporating P scales hydrotherapy, horse riding sailing and inclusion.


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Registered charity
No. 1096974
Springwater School

Special School - pupils with complex needs, autism/sensory/physical/medical. Seeking to raise £20,000 to bid for Specialist School status - if successful will improve school with specialist personal care areas and support wider community understanding of people with learning difficulties.


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Registered charity
No. 1035884
St Davids Care in the Community

St Davids have 50 residents all with severe learning difficulties. The residents live in houses within the community of St Davids in an enviroment which is as close as living at home as is possible


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Registered charity
No. 1031456
St James's Place Foundation

St. James's Place Foundation is the charitable arm of St James's Place plc, a wealth management group. The Foundation raises and distributes in excess of £1.5m each year. The focus of the Foundation's efforts is towards children and young people with special needs, and the hospice movement.


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Registered charity
No. 233699
St Joseph's Pastoral Centre

It works with individuals and families with learning disabilities. It runs an Activity Centre offering a range of courses training over 100 people with learning disabilities and an Outreach Service offering advocacy, advice, friendship and help to enable users to reach their potential. Its service is open to all.


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Registered charity
No. 235434
St Loye's Foundation

St Loye’s Foundation is a nationwide charity based in Exeter, Devon. The charity has a very person centred approach, offering over seventy years experience in training, developing and supporting people with physical or mental health conditions, enabling them to achieve valuable skills for their lasting employment.


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Registered charity
No. 1091258
Step By Step: A School For Autistic Children

Step By Step is an independent special school for children with autistic spectrum disorders. The school is based on the principle that intensive and early intervention is the key to helping children access the knowledge, skills and confidence to allow them to achieve their maximum potentials.


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Registered charity
No. 509053
Stockdales

Stockdales provide respite and residential care and support for children and adults with complex learning disabilities and very special multiple needs. We help them and their families enjoy as rewarding and happy a life as possible and to achieve their true potential by supporting them in any way we can.


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Registered charity
No. 1009768
Stockport Cerebral Palsy society

Stockport Cerebral Palsy Society provides support to children and adults who have physical and/or learning disabilities. It provides services to residents of Stockport, Manchester, Trafford, Tameside and Cheshire. It is a registered charity established in 1953.


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Registered charity
No. 1000830
Stonepillow

It offers shelter, information and support to empower homeless and vulnerable individuals to makie positive changes in their lives. It aims to create a safer environment that promotes social inclusion and practical assistance without prejudice for all. It also helps young asylum seekers aged between 16 and 18, many of whom have experienced persecution in their own countries.


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Registered charity
No. 1074800
Suffolk Befriending Scheme (SBS)

It exists to provide friendship and learning opportunities for people with learning disabilities, and to support people with learning disabilities (aged 16 and over) in ways which promote independence, personal development and community participation.


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Registered charity
No. 1117159
Sunbeams Music Trust

Sunbeams helps disabled children and adults improve their quality of life and self-esteem through the creative freedom of Music for Life workshops.


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Registered charity
No. 1089679
Sundowns

SUNDOWNS stands for Supporting, Understanding Needs od Down Syndrome. It is a Wirral based charity supporting 70 families across Merseyside who have a child with Down Syndrome


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Registered charity
No. 527552
Sunfield Children's Homes Limited

Sunfield is internationally renowned for its high quality innovative approaches to the education and care of children with severe learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. The charity offers a wide range of services including specialised education and 52 week care, psychology and therapies, assessment and outreach, and family services. It also has a professional development centre and a research institute, and it produces a range of specialist books and literature.


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Registered charity
No. 1131099
Supporting Autistic Adults in Life

To promote and support the well being of adults with severe Autism. To improve the quality of life for them by teaching them life skills & providing opportunities to work . To provide facilities for day & residential care that will also offer respite for their families.


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Registered charity
No. 22829R
Surrey Docks Farm Provident Society Ltd.

Surrey Docks Farm is 2.2 acres of thriving and dynamic farming in the city. The farm works with local communities, children, youth groups and adults with learning disabilities and provides many unique opportunities for people to learn about farming and food production, and to become actively involved!


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Registered charity
No. 1045893
SWALLOW

SWALLOW is a small local charity helping people with learning disabilities in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and North Somerset. SWALLOW provides supported housing education and training to enable their members to live the life they choose and to reach their full potential. SWALLOW's centres provide a friendly welcoming environment for people to learn and socialise.


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Registered charity
No. 1092930
SWANS

SWANS is a registered non profit making charitable organisation that provides educational, vocational and therapeutic services to physically and sensory impaired adults and their carers throughout Essex.


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Registered charity
No. 1099314
Swansea Children's Therapy Centre

It supports the provision of therapeutic equipment and aids, exercise machinery, quality of life equipment and opportunities for the Swansea Children's Therapy Centre, children, carers and families. The Centre is responsible for a caseload of some 800 with conditions ranging from Downs and other syndromes to Cerebral Palsy and other 'learning disabilities'.


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Registered charity
No. 1096089
Swindon Down's Syndrome Group

A £10 donation would pay for a weeks Speech and Language Therapy for 1 child with Down's Syndrome. One of the greatest barriers for children with Down's Syndrome in assessing their local community is a difficulty with Speech and Language.


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Registered charity
No. 1102444
Tettenhall Horse Sanctuary

A BRIEF HISTORY Established 1978, it has grown steadily to gain admiration and support; to give service, shelter to thousands of neglected and abandoned horses and other animals, to give security to hundreds of disadvantaged, socially deprived people of our area.150 acres pasture woodland. Funded by hard work, fundraising.


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Registered charity
No. 1090163
Thera Trust

Thera supports people with a learning disability in their own home, in their local community, and for short breaks. Thera wants to set an example for other people and organisations across the country, so it employs people with a learning disability as Service Directors and Quality Assessors.


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Registered charity
No. 277570
Thrive

Thrive is a national charity that makes use of gardening to change the lives of disabled people. Thrive's activities focus on championing the benefits of gardening to individuals and organisations. We also teach techniques and practical applications so that anybody with a disability can take part and enjoy gardening activities.


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Registered charity
No. 1074923
The Toby Henderson Trust

It is an independently funded charity for Autism based in the North East of England, which relies on the goodwill and support of everyone who makes donations allowing it to help change the lives of the families affected by Autism. It organises regular fundraising events which can be booked at www.ttht.co.uk.


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Registered charity
No. SC021851
Tourette Scotland

Provide information, advice and support for children and adults with TS. Raise awareness amongst public and professionals in Scotland. Produce newsletters, advice sheets and leaflets.


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Registered charity
No. 1113628
Treating Autism

Aims of Our Organisation · To raise awareness amongst parents and professionals of biomedical approaches for Treating Autism · To provide a resource to support parents & professionals who use biomedical approaches for Treating Autism · To encourage and support research evaluating and developing biomedical approaches for Treating Autism


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No. 1063184
TreeHouse

Autism affects 1 in every 100 children. That means that every week, 115 of the babies born in the UK are likely to go on to receive a diagnosis of autism. Children with autism have profound difficulties with communication, imagination and social skills. Parents of children with autism are told that education is the only thing proven to unlock the potential of their children, offering them a better future. However there is a dire lack of both professionals with autism-specific training and specialist school places. TreeHouse exists to transform through education the lives of children with autism and the lives of their families. With your help we can educate children, support parents, train professionals and influence policymakers.

About Talk about Autism

Talk about Autism is a TreeHouse campaign which is supported by TalkTalk and which aims to increase public understanding of autism. TreeHouse is calling on everyone to find out more about how autism affects young people and their families by going to www.talkaboutautism.org.uk ? and then to join the conversation.


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Registered charity
No. 1107868
Twenty One and Co

We are a social and support group for children with Down syndrome and their families living South West London, Surrey and surrounding areas. We provide a range of services including social activities for families (coffee mornings, evening get togethers); children's parties; social communication and drama groups for our children with Down syndrome and an art group for their siblings; educational seminars for parents and professionals led by experts in Down syndrome; support for new parents and families with a pre-natal diagnosis. We welcome contact from families with a child with Down syndrome and from carers and professionals working with children with Down syndrome. You can visit our website at www.21andco.org.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1070807
The Unicorn School

The Unicorn School is a unique co-educational day school helping children with severe learning difficulties aged between 6 and 13 years. The school serves the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire and receives no government funding.


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Registered charity
No. 265249
United Response

United Response is a UK charity that supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities to live in the community, across England and in Wales.

We provide person-centred services to people so they can be as independent as possible. We work with families and carers, local authorities, and other partners to provide people with the best possible package of support, tailored to the individual needs of those we support.

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Registered charity
No. 1126111
Up on Downs

Up on Downs is the Hertfordshire support group for families of children with Down's Syndrome. The group offers peer support, friendship and information for parents, and opportunities for children with Down's Syndrome and their siblings to socialise with others like themselves.


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No. SC012418
Visualise Scotland

It assists multi-disabled visually impaired adults to fulfil their maximum physical, intellectual, emotional and social potential with the provision of community based residential services with full time 24 hour support, together with a range of specialised day care support services, tailored to suit the needs of each client.


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Registered charity
No. 1053532
Voice UK

VOICE UK supports people with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse. It also supports their families and carers and professional workers. It has a telephone helpline, parent contacts who support other parents and also provides training and speakers.


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Registered charity
No. 1062793
VRSA

Villa Real School is a special school for pupils who have severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or challenging behaviour.


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Registered charity
No. 1049030
Walled Garden Scheme

A Victorian Walled Garden which encourages adults with learning disabilities in the therapeutic use of horticulture as well as gaining work experience and learning new skills. Workers grow fruit and vegetables to sell, work with Ripon in Bloom providing floral displays as well as working in the local community and doing maintenance work for parish councils.


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Registered charity
No. 277631
The Warehouse Christian Trust

The Cellar Cafe in Godalming's Crown Court provides a friendly meeting place where people with problems can meet and discuss them amongst themselves and with our staff and volunteer helpers. For those in need, it is a non-threatening environment, it provides a sense of belonging to an extended family where joys and sorrows are shared. Help can be asked for without a sense of embarrassment.


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Registered charity
No. 311508
Warmley Park School (For Children With Severe Learning Difficulties) Parents, Staff And Friends Association

it helps raise money mainly for costly specialist equipment particarly in the play and recreational areas of the school, that otherwise may not be provided out of normal school funds. The children at the school have already benefited greatly from items already purchased but there is still a great deal to do


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Registered charity
No. 1004431
Watford Mencap

Watford Mencap supports adults and children with learning disabilties in SW Herts. It does this through a range of services including advice & advocacy, residential services, community support and our Children's Centre in North Watford. Although affiliated to them, Watford Mencap receives no funding from National Mencap.


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Registered charity
No. 1127502
Werewolves of London Special Ice Hockey

The Werewolves of London Special Ice Hockey Club is unique in that it is the only non-profit organisation in the UK that is dedicated to providing an opportunity for children and young adults with disabilities and special needs to participate in the sport of ice hockey.


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Registered charity
No. 1000792
The Wessex Autistic Society

The Society exists to help people with autism and associated problems in the Wessex region covering Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire; it provides services including Portfield School for children aged 3-19yrs, respite services for families, residential homes and supported living arrangements for adults.


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Registered charity
No. 1097285
West Berkshire Down's Syndrome Group

The West Berkshire Down's Syndrome Group is a small charity based in West Berkshire. It is made up of parents and carers of whose with Down's Syndrome, who pull their knowledge and experience together to support others.


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Registered charity
No. 1076658
West Berkshire Mencap

As a local charity, West Berkshire Mencap provides services to improve the lives and opportunities for people with a learning disability, to enable them to fulfill their potential in life. This could vary from providing sports, leisure and drama activities, through to finding suitable employment and developing independent living skills.


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Registered charity
No. 1074274
West Norfolk Riding For The Disabled Association,The Magpie Centre

The Magpie Centre gives riding and carriage driving lessons to over 80 children, young people and adults a week who have physical and/or learning difficulties. At the purpose built centre clients are given every opportunity to improve their physical skills, confidence and self esteem within a happy and supportive environment.


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Registered charity
No. 801081
The Westminster Society for people with learning disabilities

The Westminster Society provides quality services and creates new opportunities for people with learning disabilities and their families in Westminster. Through its supported housing schemes, residential services, recreational services, children?s centre and family advisory service, the organisation aims to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities, ensuring they are given rights, responsibilities and opportunities to live a full and varied life.


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Registered charity
No. 1087065
Wilberforce Trust

It provides twenty four hour a day care and support for adults with visual and other disabilities living in community based houses. Its rehabilitation service enables and encourages blind and partially sighted people to achieve maximum independence through training.


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Registered charity
No. 281014
Williams Syndrome Foundation

The Williams Syndrome Foundation was formed in 1980 and is run by parents for parents of children with this rare condition which causes heart and kidney problems and learning difficulties. It desperately needs funds to finance its ambitious research and family support programmes which include national conventions and regional meetings.


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Registered charity
No. SC029625
Willows Animal Sanctuary

Home to many rescued animals and Willows also offers animal assisted therapy to vulnerable members of the community


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Registered charity
No. 1072977
Windmills Opportunity Playgroup

Windmills Opportunity Playgroup specialises in helping children with additional needs in the age group of birth to 5yrs. In its friendly supportive and stimulating environment, under the supervision of trained staff, it helps develop the child's own potential and prepare wherever possible his/her entry into a mainstream playgroup or school.

www.windmillsplaygroup.co.uk


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Registered charity
No. 1007878
Wirral Autistic Society

WAS provides residential and day care services to 115 adults with autism. People with autism can feel overwhelming frustration and anxiety and often need life long support from places like WAS. Services focus on encouraging independence and the development of life skills to help clients achieve their full potential.


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Registered charity
No. 207790
WKRS

West Kirby Residential School is a successful Non-Maintained Special Needs School offering education for day and residential pupils.


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Registered charity
No. 278681
The Woodland Centre Trust- Camp Mohawk

The Trust exists to help young people recognise their abilities and worth. To help them understand their potential and encourage them to lead fulfilled and worthwhile lives. To broaden their educational and social knowledge; to equip them for full time employment and to make them positive members of society.


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Registered charity
No. 1045045
Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centre

The charity provides riding lessons, equine assisted therapy and horse care lessons to children and young people. A major focus is on children with a variety of special needs. By working with and caring for animals, the children learn how to work and integrate with each other. It offers a broad, supportive educational experience.


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Registered charity
No. 283370
Yate Opportunity Group

A specialised pre-school that caters for children with and without additional needs and enables them to play and learn safely together.


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Registered charity
No. 313697
Young Enterprise UK

It provides enterprise education to more than 350,000 students aged 4-24 in more than 5,500 school, colleges and universities across the UK each year. Programmes are delivered by volunteers drawn from local business and are based on the principle of ?Learning by Doing?.


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