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Thursday 21 September 2017
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Useful Links

Association of Wheelchair Children - provides FREE training for children in how to use their wheelchair properly, and to get as much out of their mobility in their wheelchair as they can. Training is provided throughout the year at various venues throughout Britain.

Derby SPP - Debry City School Sport Partnership work closely with primary, secondary and special schools in order to develop opportunities in P.E and Sport for young people in Derby.

Disabled Living - Disabled Living is a charity which provides impartial information about equipment (assistive technology) and services for disabled adults, children, older people and the professionals who support them 

Hemi Hearts is a voluntary community group, founded and operated by parents.  Established to provide a support group for children and families living with hemiplegia.

Hemi Help is a UK based charity for people with hemiplegia and their families. Their website contains advice and information and also has an advice line and a message board. 

Muscular Dystrophy UK (previously Muscular Dystrophy Campaign) are the UK charity for individuals and families living with muscle-wasting conditions.  They bring individuals, families and professionals together to support people with muscular dystrophy.

SCOPE - is the well known charity for children with cerebral palsy. Their website is excellent, and has many useful links and information sheets. You do have to register in order to access the whole site, but registering is simple and free.

Sensory Integration Network is a not for profit organistion, promoting education, good practise and research into the theory and practise of Ayres' Sensory Integration. 

Umbrella is a Derby based charity which supports parents and families who have children with special needs. Umbrella offer a wide range of services. Click here to go to their site for more information.

Whizz-Kidz - Is a charity based organisation for wheelchair users.