Council for Disabled Children

Works for the needs of disabled children and their families

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  • To provide a national forum for discussions relating to children and disability
  • To promote the participation of disabled children and their families in all decision making about their lives
  • To contribute to the development of policy and practice in central and local government
  • To raise awareness of the needs of disabled children and their families.

services provided:

Services provided are for England and Northern Ireland.

  • Identifying and disseminating information on current policy and practice, research and training
  • Advising and working with government and local authority departments, health authorities and NHS trusts, schools and voluntary organisations
  • Responding to new directions in the development of services and legislation
  • Advising on gaps and overlaps in service provision and encouraging inter-agency working.


Membership is drawn from a wide range of professional, voluntary and statutory organisations, with representatives of parents and disabled people.


8 Wakley Street

Phone: 020 7843 1900

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