Learning Disability Matters for Families
It is primarily for parents and carers of children and young people: Who have been identified as having a learning disability Who have concerns that their child or young person MIGHT have a learning disability.
Citizens Advice Gateshead
For more than six decades we have helped thousands of people to move forward at times of upheaval and uncertainty. Although, over time, some of the challenges people face are changing, we continue to provide valuable, free and impartial advice and information that you can trust.
0300 3309 035
Gateshead Carers was formed in 1995 when a small group of carers got together in order to support each other. Today they have achieved the Trusted Charity Mark award recognizing the work they do in Gateshead. They believe that no carer should feel alone and it is vital that all unpaid carers feel supported in their caring role.
0191 490 0121
Guide Dogs wants a world in which all blind and partially-sighted people enjoy the same rights, opportunities and responsibilities as everyone else. Their mission is to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that increase the independence and dignity of blind and partially-sighted people.
0800 953 0113
Deafblind UK supports people with combined sight and hearing loss to live the lives they want. Losing your sight and hearing can be frightening. The charity’s team of experts is here every step of the way to show you life beyond sight and hearing loss.
A support group for amputees or those about to become amputees and their families, carers and friends to seek answers to common problems.
0800 644 0185
Disability Rights UK
Disability Rights UK ant a society where everyone can participate equally.
Contact for families with Disabled children
Contact support families with the best possible guidance and information. For every shape and size of family, whatever they need and whatever their child’s disability.
0808 808 3555
National Autistic Society
Founded in 1962, they are the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families. Their goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.
0808 800 4104
Action on Hearing Loss
As the largest charity for people with hearing loss in the UK, Action on Hearing Loss understands how hearing loss can affect everything in your life from your relationships, to your education and your job prospects. They are there to support and help you, so you can take back control and live the life you choose.
0808 808 0123