Established in 1966 by Kenneth Newton Wright, the parent of a disabled child, MacIntyre has grown to become a leading national charity, highly respected and committed to setting standards and increasing choice.We provide learning, support and care for more than 900 children and adults with…
POhWER delivers information, advice, support and advocacy services throughout England and aim to support people who face difficult issues and want to make their voice heard.  POhWER has been working in Luton since 2003. They regularly work with: People who feel they have been let…
Telephone:
0300 456 2370 (charged at local rate)
Minicom - 0300 456 2364
E-mail:
pohwer@pohwer.net
Website:
PohWER Luton and Bedfordshire
A local charity with a national presence, we campaign and lobby for lasting positive change for those affected by autism in England, Wales/Cymru, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We are the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and…
Telephone:
0808 800 4104
Website:
www.autism.org.uk
Our aim is to provide simple, clear guidance on children and young people's mental health, wellbeing and development to any adult working with children, young people and families, to help them support the development of young healthy minds. MindEd provides free, completely open access, online…
The childrens’ social care occupational therapy service forms part of the Luton borough councils’ children with disabilities team.  Our small team provide a service to children and young people up to age 18 who have a permanent and substantial disability. We can arrange the loan…
Visit the NSPCC web site for information about many issues including self harming harmful sexual behaviour support for children who have parents with mental health difficulties preventing abuse child safety sexting bullying and cyber bullying staying safe online - including on social media PANTS -…
Telephone:
0808 800 5000
E-mail:
help@nspcc.org.uk
Website:
www.nspcc.org.uk
We provide a range of specialist therapeutic services for emotionally and psychologically disturbed children and young people aged 5-18, and we provide training and consultation for adults who live and work with them.
Telephone:
0207 928 7388
Fax: 020 7261 1307
E-mail:
enquiries@childhoodfirst.org.uk
Website:
childhoodfirst.org.uk/
The Children's Heart Federation (CHF) is a federation of local and national support groups. We provide a freephone helpline and email service, respite care, family support, grants and blood test monitors for home use. Most services are open to all families of heart children.When parents…
Telephone:
0808 808 5000
Website:
www.chfed.org.uk/
Around one in 100 people have epilepsy. Epilepsy Action is the leading organisation working with and for people affected by epilepsy.Each year, Epilepsy Action helps around one million people understand epilepsy and treatment options through its helpline, website and events. The charity improves healthcare by…
Telephone:
0808 800 5050
E-mail:
helpline@epilepsy.org.uk
Website:
https://www.epilepsy.org.uk
We help children 16 or under with a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders and conditions. The general areas we cover are listed below with a few examples of conditions that fall within the broader categories. If your child’s specific condition isn’t listed that doesn’t automatically…
Telephone:
01267 244200
Fax: 01267 244201
E-mail:
[info@cerebra.org.uk, enquiries@cerebra.org.uk]
Website:
www.cerebra.org.uk