Family Support & Links


Useful Websites for Parents

Family information Service

Find local health services, support groups and ways to keep fit and healthy for you and your family.

The National Autistic Society

Gives information about autism, parental advice, strategies and approaches, etc.

British Dyslexia Association 

A useful website with information about dyslexia, assessment and identification, exam concessions, etc.

Dyspraxia Foundation

Offers information and supports individuals and families affected by developmental dyspraxia through books, suggestions, a teen newsletter, and an adult support group.

Young Minds

The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

ADHD Foundation 

A useful website that provides information and guidance around Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Child and Adolescent Mental Health 

Provides a free and comprehensive source of information for young people, parents and professionals about the range of mental health difficulties and disorders that may be encountered during childhood and adolescence.

Wigan Family Welfare 

A useful website that describes the counselling service we have in school.

Wigan Council’s Targeted Education Support Service (TESS) 

Information about what TESS is, what they do and how you can get their help.

The Anti-Bullying Alliance

Gives useful information and advice about how to deal with bullying and the impact that bullying can have.

Contact a Family

An organisation that provides information and support to parents of children with many different sorts of disability.

Talking Point

Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites.

Wigan Council’s 0-19 Gateway Service

Information on the 0-19 Gateway service that Wigan Council provides for young people. There is also an additional information leaflet about the service.


A useful website for keeping young people safe online.

No Panic

This website provides valuable information for sufferers and carers of people who have panic attacks, anxiety, phobias and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).


Glasses that intend to reduce or stop visual stress.

Autism Resources for Families

Resources about Autism Specturm Disorder (ASD) from the National Autism Center.

Reduce the Noise 

Help loved ones with sensory overload enjoy shopping.

Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips

Teaching tips for children and adults with autism.

Hungry Little Minds Campaign

Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five

Tiny Happy People

Tiny Happy People is here to help you develop your child's communication skills through simple interaction and play.

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