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Websites for young people

On this page you will find websites that are for children and young people with different additional needs or disabilities.

 

 

Kids is a national charity that provides a wide range of services to disabled children, young people and their families throughout England. Their Young People's Hub has advice and support for all young disabled people.

 

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CP Teens

A website offering help, hope, inspiration and friendship for children and young people with Cerebral Palsy and similar physical  disabilities.

CP Teens

Mental Health

Young Minds might help you if you’re struggling with your feelings, you're not alone. The website has loads of practical tips and advice from young people just like you, as well as information on getting the support you need. Young people with disabilities contribute to the website and give their advice and experiences re their mental health.

Information for deaf young people 18 +

  • Understanding your rights and what support is available can make a big difference to you as a deaf young person and help you to succeed in whatever you want to do.
  • Questions from deaf young people around the UK and answered here along with guidance and tips to help you at each stage.

National Deaf Children's Society website

Kidz Space for young wheelchair users

 

Whizz Kidz is an organisation that helps young wheelchair users.  Their website has lots of topics including wheelchair skills, digital skills, cooking and more.

 

Autism

Ambitious Youth Network, is a UK-wide online platform for autistic young people! This network is a space for autistic young people, between the ages of 16-25 to meet other autistic young people, take on new paid opportunities, and join group panels. The network is a fun and friendly space for autistic young people to be themselves.

Peer support sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 5:45pm to 6:45pm over Zoom. These sessions are a chance to meet new autistic young people across the country.

Sessions are a safe environment where you can stay within your comfort zone, there is no pressure to turn on your camera or microphone. You can choose to participate or just observe.

Stammering

 

Action for Stammering believe that children’s and young people’s voices are very important. It’s vital that we keep listening to what they are saying, not how they are saying it!

Action for ME: Children and Young People

Action for ME is the UK’s leading charity dedicated to improving the lives of people with ME. They have been at the forefront of the campaign for more research, better treatments and services since 1987, and they provide information and support to people affected by ME.