We believe it is important to involve the people who use mental health services and their carers in our work. We want to support them to have their say on the way that services are run, as well as to use their experiences to inform our thinking.
AADD-UK is a small charity founded by members in Bristol, London and Newcastle, and is currently running several affiliated support groups as well as an interactive website and online community.
The main aims of AADD-UK are raising awareness of ADHD in adulthood, advancing the education of professionals and the public at a national and local level in the UK to ensure that all adults with ADHD regardless of age, health, ethnicity, socio-economic status, and religion have fair and equitable access to health, social, employment, and other services as needed, and to promote and support research in the field of adult ADHD.
The Hyperactive Children's Support Group is a registered charity which has been successfully helping ADHD/Hyperactive children and their families for over 30 years. The HACSG is Britain's leading proponent of a dietary approach to the problem of hyperactivity.
Helpline offering advice on special educational needs. We offer a comprehensive range of advice and information on education issues. Our information is based on current education law and guidance and covers state funded education for children aged 5-16 years in England only.
Registered charity offering free and independent advice to parents of children with special educational needs on local authorities legal duties to assess and provide for children with special educational needs, actions or inaction by local authorities and schools which discriminate against children with disabilities, exclusion of children with special needs.
Parent Partnership Services (PPS) offer advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs. They are statutory services which means there has to be one in every local authority. They are free, impartial and confidential services. They run a confidential helpline, offer support in preparing for and attending meetings, help in filling in forms and writing letters/reports, as well as supporting parents/carers in resolving disagreements with school and the LEA and signposting to other statutory and voluntary services.
Helpline providing information and advice to anyone with concerns about the mental health or emotional wellbeing of a child or young person. Information about a range of mental health issues and details of local and national advice services.