The Sequal Trust
The Sequal Trust is a registered charity covering the whole of the UK. Its main objective is to provide support to children and adults who are severely disabled and depend on electronic communication aids and adaptations to alleviate their problems. The Sequal Trust is membership-based and open to people of all ages with speech, movement and learning difficulties.
The charity receives no public funding, and relies on donations, legacies, investment income and membership subscriptions for income.
Tel: 01691 624222
3 Ploughmans Corner, Wharf Road, Ellesmere, Shropshire, SY12 0EJ
Find a Voice
Find A Voice supports children and adults who have a severe speech, language or communication difficulty, and who may require some form of AAC support. This can include signing, symbols or a communication aid. Support is provided in person, by telephone and via their website.
Tel: 01233 640443
49 Beaver Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5NU
The Aidis Trust is a charity that provides free and impartial advice and support on technology to help disabled people across the UK. It aims to empower disabled people and those who support them, through knowledge of and support in using assistive technology, to help them communicate and increase their independence by using technology to help reduce isolation. Services are offered free of charge for people who are unable to receive statutory support in their area.
Tel: 0808 800 0009
10 Ironmonger Lane, London, EC2V 8EY
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association
The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland focused on MND care, research and campaigning. It is a membership organisation with nearly 8,000 members, forming a powerful national and local network that provides information and support alongside fighting for improved services.
Tel: 01604 250505
PO Box 246, Northampton, NN1 2PR
Dreams Come True
Dreams Come True is a national UK charity that works hard to make dreams come true for children and young people with serious and life-limiting conditions aged between 2 and 21 years old. Fulfilling a dream can help a child or young person to think beyond their illness or disability and focus on something highly positive and empowering. The experience can create amazing memories for entire families and its friendly and knowledgeable team are there to help every step of the way.
Tel: 01730 815000
Knockhundred House, Knockhundred Row, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9DQ
Make-A-Wish Foundation UK
Make-A-Wish was founded in 1986 to grant magical wishes to seriously ill children in the UK. Its volunteers spend nearly every weekend out and about across the country. Regional offices are now taking on even more volunteers so that they can keep granting wishes.
Tel: 01276 24127
329-331 London Road Camberley Surrey GU15 3HQ
Just4Children provides support for families to help their children with disabilities and sickness. It is passionate about the relief of sickness and preservation of health of children in the UK and Ireland. To this end, it provides and assists in the provision of grants to enable them to obtain medical treatment, therapies, living environments, equipment and holidays that would not otherwise be available to them.
Tel: 01892 710155
12 Sussex Mews, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5QJ