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Cochlear Implanted Children’s Support (CICS Group)

CICS Group was founded by parents whose deaf children have cochlear implants, the CICS Group was formed to help others whose children already have implants and those who are thinking about cochlear implantation for their deaf child, whether this is unilateral, simultaneous or sequential bilateral.…

Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS)

The Disability and Social Care Advice Service (DASCAS) offers an independent information service on disability and social care. This includes benefits, advocacy and support. The service provides information to people with disabilities and the relatives and friends who care for them.DASCAS helps…

Home Start - Bump to baby

Home Start places volunteers with parents in their own homes.  Volunteers may offer emotional as well as practical support to parents who are experiencing isolation, post natal illnesses, bereavement, multiple births or any other issue affecting their family. Bump to…

Home Start Wandsworth - Coronavirus

Although Home Start have had to temporarily halt their home-visiting service, they are continuing to offer online and telephone support to their families. Where necessary, they are also arranging delivery of essential supplies to their most vulnerable families. Home Start continue to…

Homeshare for Families

Share & Care Homeshare Ltd has launched a new homeshare service to give affordable support to families who have children or young adults with physical disabilities or learning difficulties such as Autism, ADHD and Downs Syndrome. The service is available to families in England, Wales…

Independent Support Scheme

Wandsworth's Independent Support Scheme is for young people, 16 to 25 years old, with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their parents and carers, who are having assessments for Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans. This includes personal budgets, direct payments and all related matters.  It is available from ;…

Looking After Me (LAM) Course

This is a free course from the Expert Patients Program for adult carers with long term health conditions, or whose health is affected by their caring role.  It is led by trained tutors who have experience of caring for a relative. The course…

Matter

Matter is an online space created by the Carers Trust as an information and advice resource for young adult carers aged 16 - 25. Young adult carers can use this resource to get advice on: Their rights as a carer benefits and finances working…

Money and other help for children and young people in Wandsworth with SENDs

Are you  or someone you know missing out?  If you care for a child with a disability you could get extra financial help from the government.  This new leaflet from the DCR and WAND Team sets out what you may be able to claim and who can…

Papworth Trust

Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice. Their aim is to help disabled people to have equality, choice and independence in their lives.The charity describes itself as “pan-disability”, meaning it works…