Support for Medical Needs

The Physical and Neurological team recommend the websites and resources below for parents of young people with a physical or neurological impairment.

Dyspraxia Foundation Offers help and advice to young people and families on the subject of dyspraxia. There is also a helpline you can call.
Inclusive Communication Essex Online resource for people with communication difficulties.
Together for Short Lives Support for seriously ill children and their families.
Well at School

Advice for schools, teachers and parents on supporting children and young people with medical needs and mental health conditions while they are at school.

Well at School explain individual health care plans – a document that records important information about the medical condition, symptoms, and the support a child needs to ensure they can make the most of school.

Young Lives vs Cancer Emotional, practical and financial support to children, young people and their families to try and limit the damage that cancer causes, outside of to their health.
Young Epilepsy Information and advice on epilepsy for young people and parents.
Shine Charity Specialist support from before birth and throughout the life of anyone living with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.