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Useful Links

Below are links to third party organisations that may be helpful to you, we are not responsible for the content of external sites.

If your organisations would like to be added to this page, please contact us via our contact page or email

Support and advice

Capability Scotland​

Delivers exemplary care, support, and education for disabled children and adults across Scotland.

Cerebral Palsy Scotland

Therapy, support and information for people with cerebral palsy and their families

Children in Scotland

Special services that provide practical support, advice and representation for children, young people, parents and families throughout Scotland.

Contact for families with disabled children 

Charity for families with disabled children, supporting families, bring families together and help families take action for others.

Disability Information Scotland

Providing reliable, accurate and accessible information for people living with disability in Scotland.


Directly supports people across Scotland’s local authorities to be local activists, get specialist information, advice and advocacy, access community-based support across a growing network of local groups, and lead campaigns for change.


Scottish advice service for additional support for learning (special educational needs)​


Provides advice and information on services available to children with additional support needs and their carers.

Guide Dogs

Providing a range of services to support not only your child with sight loss, but the whole family. This includes equipping your child with the skills they need to live an independent and active life, to family events to connect with other families living with sight loss.

My Rights, My Say

A supportive service providing advice and information for young people on their rights to additional support.


Supporting people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, PMLD - their families, carers and professionals through promotion of a more inclusive society.

Parent Club

Up-to-date guidance from the Scottish Government on children's health and education


A website to help you understand children's rights to be supported and involved in decisions.

Rett UK​

Professional support to people living with Rett syndrome across the UK.

Resolve: ASL

Independent mediation service for parents and carers of children and young people with additional support needs.

SCLD (Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities)

support, information and new ideas about learning disability in Scotland. We work to defend the human rights of people with learning disabilities in Scotland.

Scottish Child Law Centre

Free expert legal advice on children's rights and child law across Scotland.

Sleep Scotland

Leading provider of sleep support, training and resources in the UK. We work with professionals, families and employers to promote healthy sleep for everyone.


Able Kidz

Making educational journey's fulfilling and positive experiences through the provision of specialist equipment, computers and software for children or schools and assisting in funding extra tuition needs of a child.

The Adamson Trust

Financial assistance for holidays or respite care for young disabled people aged between 3 and 17 with physical, mental or emotional impairments.

Access to Childcare Fund

Funding to support childcare solutions that enable more accessible and affordable childcare

The Boparan Charitable Trust

Funding to children with disabilities, life-limiting illnesses and those who are in extreme poverty. Funding specialist equipment and treatments.

The Carter Trust

Providing grants for special equipment or adaptation of housing or transport to meet the needs of disabled people who are in financial need.


Providing wheelchairs for children with varying disabilities, that the NS cannot or will not provide and that the parents cannot afford to buy.

Crackerjacks Children's Trust

Providing grants towards specialist equipment and respite breaks that help omprove quality of life for children with special needs.

Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund

Providing funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland to access their funded ELC entitlement. 

Family Fund​

Family Fund Mobility Support is a programme that helps families raising a disabled or seriously ill child under three years old, to meet their mobility needs through a car-leasing package for a limited period. The programme is provided by Family Fund and Motability.

Family Fund​ Mobility Support

Support and grants for families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.

Take a Break

Providing grants for short breaks for the carers of disabled children, young people and their families in Scotland.


Children's Rights and the UNCRC in Scotland

An introduction to giving effect to children's rights as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child UNCRC).


Information on how to access the motability scheme

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Information about the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).


Adapted Clothing, Toys & Equipment Suppliers 

Clothing Solutions

A unique service that alters and creates bespoke clothing for disabled people to establish a better quality of life.

Dunns Stores

Adapted clothing collection, available from the high street. Creating choice to suit the different needs of customers.

Friendly Shoes

Looking for shoes that fit AFOs? Friendly Shoes is the answer! Created by an occupational therapist, the shoes have easy zip access, are wide-fit, lightweight, sensory friendly and have removable memory foam insoles. Available for kids and adults. 

George at Asda

Easy on easy wear clothing designed to support independent dressing and sensory needs, keeping children happy and comfortable all day long.


Supplier of software and hardware for people with special needs. From ground breaking eye gaze and communication technology through to award winning educational online software and Apps, switch access, mounting solutions and environmental control, we provide a full range of innovative products to enable our customers to communicate, learn and play.

Knock on Wood

Musical instruments for kids, but also percussion instruments, stringed instruments, wind instruments and a wide selection of drums from African drums to Samba drums for all ages and levels of expertise.

LMS Music Supplies

Wide selection of musical instruments and toys including combibells, windchimes, beaters and tambourines. 


Designing and building assistive equipment for people with disabilities

M&S Kids Easy Dressing

specially made Easy Dressing range includes hip dysplasia clothes, feeding tube clothing and zip-up bodysuits. With thoughtfully placed poppers and super-soft materials


Rackety’s was set up to fill the gap when the regular clothing you find on your high street, at the supermarket online or wherever you normally shop, just doesn’t work for a family who have a child or an adult with additional needs.

Special Kids Company

Offering a range of adaptive clothing and accessories designed for children with special needs.

Tommy UK

Adapted clothing collection, designed for ease of dressing in classic Tommy Style.

Whizzybug Loan Screen

Designability loan Wizzybug powered wheelchairs to families of young disabled children free of charge all over the UK.  It is suitable from 14 months to approx age 5 (max weight 20kg) for children whose mobility is affected.

Euan's Guide

A disabled access review website to find information on accessibility of venues around the UK and beyond.


TravelChair is a unique chair that provides firm, postural support enabling disabled children to fly on commercial aircraft.

QEF Tryb4uFly Service

Flying can be a daunting prospect for disabled people, as it's a very difficult environment to test and try out before committing to a flight. QEF's Tryb4uFly service aims to empower disabled people, so you can make informed choices and be more confident about flying

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