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Our parent guides and factsheets

We produce a series of guides and factsheets on all aspects of raising a disabled child.

You can browse and download the parent guides in our library or download a publications list [PDF].

Ordering and buying print copies of our guides

If you are a parent and want a free print version of any of our parent guides, please contact our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 or

If you are a professional then we ask that you make a small payment of £1 for each of our guides. Select 'order print version' next to any parent guide that is on sale. Your basket will appear at the top of the page above the menu bar.

  • Lewisham Newsletter Autumn 2018

    All the latest news and events from Contact Lewisham.


  • Co-production and Campaigning: parent carer forums and local and national campaign groups

    We've produced these guidelines to explain how Contact supports campaign groups and parent carer forums, and to help parent carer forums find ways to work with local campaign groups


  • Parent carer participation: Payments to Parent Carers

    Payments to Parent Carers – a guide for forums to the issues that parent carer forums need to consider when reimbursing Parent Carers’ expenses, remunerating parent carers for their time including offering honorariums or gifts as a thank you. The guide was kindly produced by the Low Income Tax Reform Group (LITRG) specifically for parent carer forums.


  • Parent carer participation: 2018 National Conference booking Form FAQs

    2018 National Conference booking Form FAQs, frequently asked questions and booking form for the 2018 NNPCF and Contact national event


  • North East Registration Form


    • Adroddiad i Gronfa Loteri Fawr, Arian i Bawb Cymru - Cerdded gyda ni

      Ymarferiad cwmpasu yw “Cerdded gyda ni”, a lwyddodd i gyrraedd 154 o oedolion sy’n gofalu am blant anabl ar draws Cymru. Y bwriad yw rhoi llais iddynt a fydd yn cyfrannu at lunio strwythur a model cyflawni ar gyfer prosiect uchelgeisiol, dros dair blynedd, sy’n benodol i deuluoedd plant anabl, gan deuluoedd plant anabl.


    • Report to the BLF Awards for All Wales - Walking with Us

      “Walking with Us” is a scoping exercise that reached 154 adults who care for disabled children across Wales with the aim of giving them a voice that will inform the structure and delivery model of an ambitious 3 year project specifically created for the families of disabled children by the families of disabled children.


    • Parent carer participation: Discretionary grant 2018-19 FAQs

      Your forum might wish to apply for a discretionary grant in order to complete an additional piece of work, a consultation, host an event or training, buy new equipment - or something else which has arisen and is a new priority for your forum since the original grant form was submitted.


      • Parent carer participation: second tranche grant 2018-19 FAQs

        We will accept claims for the second tranche payment of the 2018/19 parent carer participation grant as soon as a forum's 2017/18 grant monitoring has been approved and signed off. All second tranche claim forms must be received by Monday 12th November 2018.


      • In Contact North West Newsletter Summer 2018

        Find out about free workshops, fundraising news and our annual survey.