Scope provides support, information and advice to more than a quarter of a million disabled people and their families every year. Its services include:
- befriending and mentoring
- community support
- education support
- short breaks
- support at home
- employment services
- an online local services directory.
If your child has been recently diagnosed, the charity can support you by providing further information and advice about a range of conditions and impairments including cerebral palsy, autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), communication difficulties, learning disabilities and visual and hearing impairments.
You can also contact Scope’s free confidential helpline on 0808 800 3333 and join an online community where you can chat to parents and carers in a similar situation to you.