This site has been set up
by I CAN, Afasic and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
as the first stop on-line for parents wanting information on children's
speech and language difficulties. With 1 in 10 children suffering from
some form of communication difficulty, it is vital that children get the
right help as early as possible in the pre-school years. This is obviously
a key concern for parents of young children and before Talking Point it
was very difficult for them to get the right information and support.
Path to Success
ADHD/ADD is not a neurological
disorder, but a learned, short-term coping skill that backfires.
This site promotes a
three-day, drug-free, family treatment program using patented technology.
One of the most comprehensive
sites on learning and learning disabilities. Online magazines include Learning
Disabilities Online; Dyslexia Online; Dyslexia Symptoms & Dyslexia
Signs and Early Childhood Education Online. A commercial programme but
also has useful free information.
The BBC's site for parents
of pre-school children has a section on special needs that includes activities
designed to aid the early learning goals
needs family friendly fun
- enhancing the quality
and fun of family life with special needs. This site is building links
to sites that can help families of children with special needs
With over 3000 pages of
information this site is a goldmine for facts on children's health and
much more. Created in association with Great Ormond Street Hospital for
Sick Children a percentage of all profit is donated back to the famous
The Trust founded in 1986
leads the fight against meningitis by raising awareness, funding research
and providing support to people affected by meningitis/meningococcal septicaemia
This is an American site
which provides support for victims of abuse and a safe forum for children
and parents to report abuse.