Education and Communication

 

ACT (Access to Communication and Technology)
West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre
91 Oak Tree Lane
Selly Oak
Birmingham B29 6JA
Tel: 0121 627 8235
Helpline: 0121 472 0754
Email: act@sbpct.nhs.uk
www.actwmids.nhs.uk

The British Dyslexia Association
Unit 8, Bracknell Beeches
Old Bracknell Lane
Bracknell RG12 7BW
Tel: 0845 251 9003
Fax: 0845 251 9005
Helpline: 0845 251 9002
Email: helpline@bdadyslexia.org.uk
www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

CENMAC (Centre for Micro-Assisted Communication)
Charlton School
Charlton Park Road
London SE7 8JB
Tel: 020 8854 1019
Fax: 020 8854 1143
Email: mail@cenmac.com
www.cenmac.com

Department for Children, Schools and Families
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street
London SW1P 3BT
Tel: 0870 000 2288
Textphone: 01928 794274
Fax: 01928 794248
Email: info@dcsf.gsi.gov.uk
www.dcsf.gov.uk

Foundation for Conductive Education
Cannon Hill House
Russell Road
Birmingham B13 8RD 
Tel: 0121 449 1569 
Fax: 0121 449 1611
www.conductive-education.org.uk

HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England)
Northavon House
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol BS16 1QD 
Tel: 0117 931 7317 
Fax: 0117 931 7203
www.hefce.ac.uk

National Development Team (Inclusion made possible)
Business Centre
Redbridge House
Lower Bristol Road
Bath BA2 3EW
Tel: 01225 787982
Fax: 01225 787981
Email: office@ndt.org.uk
www.ndt.org.uk

National Extension College (open and distance learning services)
Michael Young Centre
Purbeck Road
Cambridge CB2 2HN 
Tel: 01223 400 200 
Fax: 01223 400 321 
Email: info@nec.ac.uk
www.nec.ac.uk

Pre-School Learning Alliance
The Fitzpatrick Building
188 York Way
London N7 9AD
Tel: 020 7697 2500
Fax: 020 7700 0319
Email: info@pre-school.org.uk
www.pre-school.org.uk

Rathbone
(for children and young people with learning difficulties)
4th Floor
Churchgate House
56 Oxford Street
Manchester M1 6EU 
Tel: 0161 236 5358
Minicom: 0161 238 6345
Fax: 0161 238 6356
www.rathboneuk.org

Scottish Funding Council (Promoting further and higher education)
Donaldson House
97 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh EH12 5HD
Tel: 0131 313 6500
Fax: 0131 313 6501
Email: info@sfc.ac.uk
www.sfc.ac.uk


PHYSICAL/LEARNING DISABILITIES:

BILD (British Institute of Learning Difficulties)
Campion House
Green Street
Kidderminster
Worcestershire DY10 1JL 
Tel: 01562 723 010 
Fax: 01562 723 029 
Email: enquiries@bild.org.uk
www.bild.org.uk

Dyspraxia Foundation
8 West Alley
Hitchin
Herts SG5 1EG
Tel: 01462 455 016
Fax: 01462 455 052
Helpline: 01462 454 986 (Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm)
Email: dyspraxia@dyspraxiafoundation@org.uk
www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

Keycomm (Key to Communication Through Technology)
1C Pennywell Road
Edinburgh EH4 4PH
Tel: 0131 311 7130
Fax: 0131 332 6871
Email: Deborah.jans@ea.edin.sch.uk
www.keycommaac.ik.org
  
Learning Disability Wales
41 Lambourne Crescent
Cardiff Business Park
Llanishen
Cardiff CF14 5GG
Tel: 029 2068 1160
Fax: 029 2075 2149
www.learningdisabilitywales.org.uk

MacIntyre
(education and care for people with learning disabilities)
602 South Seventh Street
Central Milton Keynes MK9 2JA 
Tel: 01908 230100 
Fax: 01908 695643 
Email: webeditor@macintyrecharity.org
www.macintyrecharity.org

Parents for Inclusion
(for parents of disabled children)
Tel: 020 7735 7735
Helpline: 0800 652 3145 (freephone)
www.parentsforinclusion.org

People First
Hampton House
4th Floor
20 Albert Embankment
London SE1 7TJ
Tel: 020 7820 6655
Fax: 020 7820 6621
Email: general@peoplefirstltd.com
www.peoplefirstltd.com

United Response
(supporting people with learning disabilities and mental health needs)
113-123 Upper Richmond Road
London SW15 2TL
Tel: 020 8246 5200
Fax: 020 8780 9538
Minicom: 020 8785 1706
Email: info@unitedresponse.org.uk
www.unitedresponse.org.uk


SPEECH IMPAIRMENT:

ACE (Aiding Communication in Education)
92 Windmill Road
Headington
Oxford OX3 7DR 
Tel: 01865 759800 
Fax: 01865 759810 
Email: info@ace-centre.org.uk
www.ace-centre.org.uk
  
ACE Centre North
Tel: 0161 684 2333
Fax: 0161 684 2334
Email: enquiries@ace-north.org.uk
www.ace-north.org.uk
  
AFASIC (Unlocking Speech and Language)
1st Floor
20 Bowling Green Lane
London EC1R 0BD
Tel: 020 7490 9410
Fax: 020 7251 2834
Helpline: 0845 355 5577 (Mon-Fri, 10.30am-2.30pm)
Email: info@afasic.org.uk
www.afasic.org.uk

British Stammering Association
15 Old Ford Road
Bethnal Green
London E2 9PJ 
Tel: 020 8983 1003 
Fax: 020 8983 3591 
Helpline: 0845 603 2001(local call rate) 
Email: info@stammering.org
www.stammering.org

I CAN (helps children communicate)
8 Wakley Street
London EC1V 7QE
Tel: 0845 225 4071
Fax: 0845 225 4072
Email: info@ican.org.uk
www.ican.org.uk

Makaton
Manor House
46 London Road
Blackwater
Camberley
Surrey GU17 0AA
Tel: 01276 606760
Fax: 01276 36725
Email: info@makaton.org
www.makaton.org

Paget Gorman Signed Speech
2 Downlands Bungalows
Downloads Lane
Smallfield
Surrey RH6 9SD
Tel: 0134 284 2308
www.pgss.org

Signalong
Stratford House
Waterside Court
Rochester
Kent ME2 4NZ
Tel: 0845 450 8422
Email: info@signalong.org.uk
www.signalong.org.uk

Speakability (Aphasia)
1 Royal Street
London SE1 7LL
Tel: 020 7261 9572
Fax: 020 7928 9542
Helpline: 080 8808 9572 (Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm)
Email: speakability@speakability.org.uk
www.speakability.org.uk


Date of last review: February 2009


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