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Useful Contacts

Alliance for Inclusive Education

Contact us at:
336 Brixton Road
London SW9 7AA

Phone: 0207 737 6030
Email us here

The following is a list of organisations you might find it useful to contact. Most have websites that you can visit. If you would like to add a link to this list please contact us at the above details.

Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)

Publish information and advice on all aspects of education and related legislation in the UK.

1c Aberdeen Studios
22 Highbury Grove
London N5 2DQ

Telephone:
Office: 020 7704 3370 (Mon - Fri 9.30am-5.30pm)
Advice Line: Freephone 0808 800 5793 (Mon - Fri 10am-5pm)
Exclusions Advice Line: 0808 800 0327 (Mon - Fri 10am - 5pm)
Islington Info Line: 020 7704 2776 (24hr answer machine) - Free advice booklets for Islington residents.
Fax: 020 7354 9069
Email: enquiries@ace-ed.org.uk
Web: www.ace-ed.org.uk

Afasic

20 Bowling Green Lane
London EC1R 0BD

UK Helpline: 0845 355 5577
Tel: 0207 490 9410
Fax: 0207 251 2834
Website: www.afasicengland.org.uk


Article 12 (Scotland)

National children's rights organisation of young people for young people.

Article 12 in Scotland
PO Box 7182,
Montrose DD10 9WW

Tel: 01674 674086
Fax: 01674 671227
E-mail: respond@article12.org
Website: www.article12.org


British Association for Early Childhood Education (Early Education)

136 Cavell Street
London
E1 2JA

Tel: 020 7539 5400
Fax: 020 7539 5409
Email: office@early-education.org.uk
Website: www.early-education.org.uk

 

British Deaf Association

Head Office
18 Leather Lane
London EC1N 7SU

Tel: 020 7405 0090
Textphone (England): 05603 115295
Email: bda@bda.org.uk 
Website: www.bda.org.uk

 

Campaign For State Education (CASE)

National organisation campaigning for first class state education service throughout life.

CASE
c/o 98 Erlanger Road
London
SE14 5TH

Tel: 07932 149942
Email: contact@campaignforstateeducation.org.uk
Website: www.campaignforstateeducation.org.uk

 

CANDLE (Communication and Learning Enterprises)

Training for practitioners and Learning and Communication Support for young people and adults with disabilities.

CANDLE
Suite 205,Ulverston Business Centre,
25,New Market Street,
Ulverston,
Cumbria
LA127LQ

Tel: 01229585173
Email: info@candleaac.com
Website: www.contactcandle.co.uk

 

Centre for Studies on Inclusive Education (CSIE)

The Park Centre
Daventry Road
Knowle, Bristol
BS4 1DQ

Tel: 0117 353 3150
Fax: 0117 353 3151
Email: admin@csie.org.uk
Website: www.csie.org.uk


Change

CHANGE is a national rights organisation led by disabled people. We campaign for equal rights for all people with learning disabilities. We raise awareness of the issues.

Unit 41, Shine
Harehills Road
Leeds LS8 5HS

Tel: 0113 388 0011
Fax: 0113 388 0012
Email: info@change-people.co.uk
Website: www.changepeople.co.uk

 

Children's Commissioner

11 MILLION
1 London Bridge
LONDON
SE1 9BG

Tel: 0844 800 9113
E-mail: info.request@11MILLION.org.uk
Website: www.childrenscommissioner.org

 

Children's Legal Centre

The Children's Legal Centre
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park
Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ

Tel: 01206 877 910
Fax: 01206 877 963
National Education Line via Community Legal Advice: 0845 345 4345
(Lines open Monday-Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm, Thursday - Friday 9.00am-6.30pm)
Young People Freephone: 0800 783 2187
Child Law Advice Line: 0845 120 2948
Family Law Advice via Community Legal Advice: 0845 345 4345
(Lines open Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm)
E-mail: clc@essex.ac.uk
Website: www.childrenslegalcentre.com



Children's Rights Alliance England (CRAE)

94 White Lion Street
London
N1 9PF

Tel: 020 7278 8222
Advice Line: 0800 328 8759 (Tues - Thurs3.30pm - 5.30pm)
Email: info@crae.org.uk
Advice Email: advice@crae.org.uk
Website: www.crae.org.uk

CRAE is open between 9am and 5pm Mondays to Fridays.

 

Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)

East Studio
2 Pontypool Place
London SE1 8QF

Tel: 020 7401 2257
Email: info@crin.org
Website: www.crin.org

 

 

Circles Network

Helps set up circles of support around vulnerable people. Training in tools for Inclusion, e.g. path process.

Potford's Dam Farm
Coventry Road
Cawston
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV23 9JP

Tel: 01788 816 671
Email: info@circlesnetwork.org.uk
Website: www.circlesnetwork.org.uk

 

Communities Empowerment Network

Provides free advice, support and representation for children and parents/carers with schooling needs relating to school exclusion, reintegration, inclusion and attainment.

Unit 104, Shakespeare Business Centre
245a Coldharbour Lane
Brixton
London
SW9 8RR

Tel: 020 7733 0297
Email: info@cenlive.org
Website: www.cenlive.org



Council for Disabled Children

Council for Disabled Children
National Children's Bureau
8 Wakley Street
London
EC1V 7QE

Tel: 020 7843 1900
Fax: 020 7843 6313
Email: cdc@ncb.org.uk
Website: www.ncb.org.uk/Page.asp?sve=785

 

Department for Education

Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London
SW1P 3BT

Between 9.00-17.00 Monday to Friday:

Telephone: 0870 000 2288
Textphone/Minicom: 01928 794274
Typetalk: 18001 0370 000 2288
Website: www.departmentforeducation.gov.uk

 

Direct Payments Advice - Department of Health

Email Enquiries: SCPI-Enquiries@dh.gsi.gov.uk
Web link: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Policyandguidance/SocialCare/Socialcarereform/Personalisation/Directpayments/index.htm

 

Disability Awareness in Action

International Disability and Human Rights Network

Email: info@daa.org.uk
Website: www.daa.org.uk

 

Disability Law Service (DLS)

DLS runs a national Adviceline which is available from:

Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm

Disability Law Service
39-45 Cavell Street
London
E1 2BP

Tel: 020 7791 9800
Minicom: 020 7791 9801
Fax: 020 7791 9802
E-mail: advice@dls.org.uk
Website: www.dls.org.uk

 

Disability Rights UK

12 City Forum
250 City Road
London
EC1V 8AF

Tel: 020 7250 3222
Fax: 020 7247 8765
Email: enquiries@disabilityrightsuk.org
Website: www.disabilityrightsuk.org

 

Disabled Parents Network

Tel: 0300 330 0639
Website: www.disabledparentsnetwork.org.uk


Enabling Education Network (EENET)

c/o Educational Support and Inclusion
School of Education, University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL

Tel: 0161 275 3711
Text: 07929 326 564
Fax: 0161 275 3548
Email: info@eenet.org.uk

Please state which country you are from when contacting services.


Equality and Human Rights Commission - Disability Committee

Helpline (England): 0845 604 6610
Textphone (England): 0845 604 6610, 
Email: englandhelpline@equalityhumanrights.com
Website: www.equalityhumanrights.com ,
Full list of uk office and helpline infomation is available on the website

London Office:
3 More London
Riverside Tooley Street
London SE1 2RG
Tel: 020 3117 0235
Fax: 020 3117 0237

 

Family Lives

Helpline for parents and carers.

CAN Mezzanine,
49-51 East Road
London N1 6AH

Helpline: 0808 800 2222 (24hour)
Tel: 0207 553 3080
Textphone: 0800 783 6783
Email: parentsupport@familylives.org.uk
Website: www.familylives.org.uk

 

Hertfordshire PASS

551 Lonsdale Road,
Stevenage SG1 5D2

Tel: 01438 747 455
Fax: 01438 747 453
Email: pass@hertspass.com
Website: www.hertspass.com

 

Human Scale Education

Support groups of parents and teachers who want to set up own school / learning centre. Also help and encourage large schools to find ways of working in smaller groups.

Human Scale Education
Unit 8
Fairseat Farm
Chew Stoke
Bristol
BS40 8XF

Tel/Fax: 01275 332516
Email: info@hse.org.uk
Website: www.hse.org.uk



Inclusion Distribution

Distributors of resources on Inclusion.

Inclusion Distribution
29 Heron Drive
Poynton
Stockport
England
SK12 1QR

Tel/Fax: 01625 269 243
Email: sales@inclusiononline.co.uk
Website: www.inclusiononline.co.uk

 

Inclusive Solutions

Mainstream Inclusion Training organisation of two inspired educational psychologists and their associates. Responsible for bringing Circle of Friends to the UK amongst other things.

49 Northcliffe Avenue
Nottingham
NG3 6DA

Tel: 01473 437590 Doug and Maggie
0115 9556045 Colin
0115 9567305 Derek
Fax: 01473 437590
Email: inclusivesolutions@me.com
Website: www.inclusive-solutions.com

 

IPSEA (Independent Panel for Special Educational Advice)

Voluntary group of educationalists offering advice and support to parents on issues relating to the 1996 Education Act.

Hunters Court
Debden Road
Saffron Walden
Essex CB11 4AA

Advice line: 0800 018 4016
Tribunal Helpline: 0845 602 9579
Tel: 01799 582030
Email: info@ipsea.org.uk
Website: www.ipsea.org.uk



Learning Disability Wales

41 Lambourne Crescent
Cardiff Business Park
Llanishen
Cardiff
CF14 5GG

Office hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Tel: 029 2068 1160
Fax: 029 2075 2149
Website: www.learningdisabilitywales.org.uk

 

London Autistic Rights Movement (LARM)

PO Box 63703
London SW3 5SW

Tel: 07954 578152
Email: larm2008@gmail.com
Website: www.autisticrightsmovementuk.org

 

National Centre for Independent Living

Provides information and advice on direct payments for personal assistants to local authorities and supports the development of new personal assistant support schemes.

Unit 3.40
Canterbury Court
1-3 Brixton Road
London
SW9 6DE

Tel: 0207 587 1663
Advice Line: 0845 026 4748
Email: info@ncil.org.uk
Website: www.ncil.org.uk

 

National People First

F1F7 Riverside Business Park,
Haldane Place,
London SW18 4UQ

Tel: 020 8874 1377
Email: general@peoplefirstltd.com
Website: www.peoplefirstltd.com/



One For All

Consultation group offering training sessions on Inclusion and the Social Model of Disability. Set up by disabled and non-disabled young people.

P.O. Box 7612
Nottingham
NG8 3ZY

Tel: 0115 929 526
Email: one4_all2003@yahoo.co.uk

 

Parent Network Scotland

Information and courses to help parents bring up their children and improve relationships between children and adults.

35 Avenuepark Street
Glasgow G20 8TS

Tel: 0141 948 0022
Email: mail@parentnetworkscotland.org.uk
Website: www.parentnetworkscotland.org.uk

 

Parents for Inclusion (Pi)

Organisation of parents for parents, working with disabled people to ensure access to mainstream education for disabled children.

336 Brixton Road
London
SW9 7AA

Tel: 020 7738 3888
0800 652 3145 - freephone helpline
Email: info@parentsforinclusion.org
Website: www.parentsforinclusion.org



Pre-school Learning Alliance

Inclusion Services

The Fitzpatrick Building
188 York Way
London
N7 9AD

Tel: 020 7697 2557
Fax: 020 7697 8607
Email: inclusion@pre-school.org.uk
Website: www.pre-school.org.uk

 

UK Disabled People's Council

Stratford Advice Arcade
107 - 109 The Grove
Startford, London
E15 1HP

Tel: 0208 552 7433
Email: info@ukdpc.net
Website: www.ukdpc.net

 

World of Inclusion

World of Inclusion Ltd.
Unit 4X, Leroy House
436 Essex Road
London
N1 3QP

Tel: 020 7359 2855
Mobile: 07715 420727
Fax: 020 7354 3372
E-mail: richardrieser@worldofinclusion.com
Website: www.worldofinclusion.com