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International Support Groups

International Support Groups
Asthma UK
A charity dedicated to improving the health and well-being of those people whose lives are affected by asthma.
Website: www.asthma.org.uk
Email: info@asthma.org.uk
Association for All Speech Impaired Children (Afasic)
Represents and supports children and young people affected by the hidden disability of speech, language and communication impairments and their families.
Website: www.afasic.org.uk
Email: info@afasic.org.uk
Allergy UK
A leading national medical charity providing up-to-date information on all aspects of allergy, food intolerance and chemical sensitivity.
Website: www.allergyuk.org
Email: info@allergyuk.org
Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Provides various factsheets for individuals with severe learning disabilities who display challenging behaviour.
Website: www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk
Coeliac UK
Helps parents of children diagnosed as having the coeliac condition or dermatitis herpetiformis.
Website: www.coeliac.org.uk
Cry-sis
Offers non-medical, emotional support for families with excessively crying, sleepless and demanding babies.
Website: www.cry-sis.org.uk
ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
Provides information and support to children and their familieis on potty training, bedwetting, daytime wetting and soiling.
Website: www.eric.org.uk
Hyperactive Children's Support Group
Provides information to help with problems related to hyperactivity
Website: www.hacsg.org.uk
I CAN – The Children’s Communication Agency
Advice and information for parents of children with speech, language and communication needs.
Website: www.ican.org.uk
Email: info@ican.org.uk
Meningitis Research Foundation
Promotes education and awareness to reduce death and disability from meningitis and septicaemia. Funds research to prevent the diseases and improve survival rates and outcomes.
Website: www.meningitis.org
Email: info@meningitis.org
Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
Provides support, advice and information for people with muscle disease, their families and carers.
Website: www.muscular-dystrophy.org
Email: info@muscular-dystrophy.org
Restricted Growth Association
A self-help organisation dealing with the social and medical consequences of restricted growth.
Website: www.restrictedgrowth.co.uk
Email: office@restrictedgrowth.co.uk
National Deaf Children’s Society
An organisation of families, parents and carers, providing emotional and practical support.
Website: www.ndcs.org.uk
Email: ndcs@ndcs.org.uk
National Eczema Society
An eczema patient support organisation offering help and information to everyone affected by eczema.
Wesbite: www.eczema.org
Email: info@eczema.org
National Society for Phenylketonuria
Help and support for people with phenylketonuria, their families and carers.
Website: www.nspku.org
Email: info@nspku.org
National Autistic Society
Provides advice and information to parents of autistic children.
Website: www.autism.org.uk
Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Information service for deaf and hard of hearing people.
Website: www.rnid.org.uk
Email: informationline@rnid.org.uk
Royal National Institute of Blind People
Information, advice and services for blind and partially sighted people.
Website: www.rnib.org.uk
Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk
National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service
Provides information and resources about Attention Deficity Hyperactivity Disorder to parents, sufferers, teachers and health professionals.
Website: www.addiss.co.uk
Email: info@addiss.co.uk