Advice and support
Kent Children and Families Information Service (CFIS) provides, free, confidential, impartial information and advice to parents, carers and members of the public. We can help you with childcare, early education, parenting, family life and issues that affect young people. We have a team of experienced…
Kent Deaf Children's Society (KDCS) is a self funded, not for profit, volunteer-run organisation supporting deaf children, their families and friends in Kent. Holiday activities, signing workshops, Youth Group for 12-18 yr olds, soft play sessions, seasonal and adhoc events.
Tailored practical support for people with learning disabilities to lead independent lives and their families. The service also offers transport to leisure activities of your choice.
Kent Wide Down Syndrome Group (KWDSG) is affiliated to the Down Syndrome Association (DSA). The Downs Syndrome Association provide information and guidance on all aspects of living successfully with Down's syndrome. They also have a helpline and can help those affected by Down's Syndrome with: specialist…
Medway Autism Group and Information Centre (MAGIC) is an independent Medway-based charitable organisation providing a range of activities and events to support families living with autism, Asperger's and other learning difficulties.
My Voice is a project for 16-25 year olds with autism. It's funded by the Department of Health, and it's all about connecting you with other young adults with autism and helping you to have a say in your local communities.
The UK's largest provider of specialist autism services. In Kent they provide: residential homes, respite & short breaks, daytime hubs, one-to-one support as well as their nationwide services: helpline, carers support, diagnosis centre and Autism Services Directory
Provides advice and information on all aspects of childhood deafness, including education, benefits, technology and equipment. Support with benefits claims, Disability Appeal Tribunals and special education needs tribunals/appeals.
Navigate provides support at the start of your journey as a parent of a disabled child. It's a six-week programme that aims to put you in touch with a personal advisor, helping you to talk about your feelings and concerns.