Latest News: Information
31 August 2018 / Posted in: Information, Support
It's back to school time which can mean higher than normal costs, with new uniforms, stationery, bags etc. You might want to check out Contact's 'Money Matters' guide which includes details on the financial help you're entitled to if your child's at school.
25 July 2018 / Posted in: Information, Support
We are, once again, hosting events around the country so that children, young people, adults and families can meet up. Dates this year are earlier to try to avoid winter illness, bad weather and overstretching family diaries in the run up to Christmas.
23 July 2018 / Posted in: Information
Combining work and family life is a complex juggling act for all parents. But for parents of disabled children, the challenges are greater still. This new report highlights how parents of disabled children are struggling to hold down vital jobs.
05 July 2018 / Posted in: Information, Treatments & Research
We are pleased to be involved with a new project to estimate the costs and benefits of providing young disabled children under 5 years with powered mobility aids
05 July 2018 / Posted in: Information
Declining quality and more cuts to come. Survey results showed high percentages of families think the quality of health and social care services have got worse over the past few years and many are aware of specific local plans to cut services further. The DCP is calling for ministerial action
28 June 2018 / Posted in: Information
Are you a deaf or disabled person and want to help create a VR experience? Accentuate is looking for your ideas to help shape a digital experience which will explore choice and value, in relation to genetic screening.
25 June 2018 / Posted in: Information
Disability Rights UK is looking for disabled young people aged 12-18 years to become members of the project advisory board for a research project looking at attitudes towards disability and disabled people amongst their peers.
29 March 2018 / Posted in: Information
'Into Higher Education' is a guide for anyone with a health condition, learning difficulty or disability, thinking about studying in higher education starting September 2018.
26 March 2018 / Posted in: Information
Our office is closed from 3.30pm on Thursday 29th March 2018. We re-open on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at 9.00am. For further information / support during this time, please click here to find out more.
19 March 2018 / Posted in: Information
Contact have found that more and more disabled children are being refused school transport or being charged for it, as councils exploit a loophole in the law. They are calling on the government to close this loophole.