Some South Yorkshire CANN Organisations
Caudwell Children is a registered charity that provides emotional and practical support to disabled children and their families. Our Services Include: Autism Service – ASD Assessments, OT Sensory Pathway Assessments, Workshops for parents and children aged 4 -11 years. Family Support – Families with support, signposting and information at the point of diagnosis or during treatment. Equipment – Funding towards Mobility, sensory and specialist sports equipment. Treatment – Funding towards vital treatments that can dramatically change or save a child’s life. Therapy – Access to therapy programmes for children with cerebral palsy, brain injuries and other associated conditions Supported Breaks – Teaching practical life skills through activity programmes, family trips and accredited courses. Caudwell International Children’s Centre (CICC).
CICC, Caudwell Children. Innovation Way, Keele Science & Innovation Park, Newcastle Under Lyme ST5 5NT
Communication Matters (CM) is a UK-wide charity committed to supporting people of all ages who find talking difficult because they have little or no clear speech. This can be via paper based communication supports or computer based voice output, we call this AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication). Communication can be compromised across many conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Brain Injury, Learning Difficulties and Autism. We have an associate membership of around 400 people. Members come from across the UK and from all the various interests in AAC – personal experience, professional, commercial and research. Members receive copies of our Journal which is published 3 times a year, amongst other benefits. We hold a number of events: most notably our International AAC Conference held over 2.5 days at the University of Leeds each September, as well as UK-wide AAC Information Days (product demonstration days) and Study Days which focus on a particular topic of AAC. We also have many online resources and publications and an AAC Forum. If you are interested in finding out more, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Fable, is a national epilepsy charity who help support, advice and assist patients, carers and family members affected by Epilepsy in many ways. We run a Freephone advice line, along with a number of local support groups, one to one advise sessions, a buddy scheme and a national patient support network. We also fund pieces of medical equipment which can enhance patients quality of life along with endeavouring to grant patient’s wishes and dreams. Fable work hard to be a lifeline to some, an understanding ear to many and an open door to all.
Fable, 37-39 Bedford Street, Sheffield, S6 3BT
Family Fund provides grants to families raising disabled and seriously ill children aged 17 and under. Our grants support a family, improve their well-being, increase quality of life and ease many of the pressures they often face. We are a registered charity and the UK’s largest provider of grants to families living on low incomes who are raising disabled or seriously ill children. Our grants bring practical and essential help that is often a lifeline to a family such as washing machines, fridges, bedding, specialist toys and much-need family breaks. With limited funding we try to help as many families as we can. We use our own eligibility criteria to ensure that we only help families in the most need. We will consider helping a family once every 12 months and will usually look at a grant application 12 months from the date of the last grant. Depending on what a family have asked for, we will award a grant in a number of different ways. We work in partnership with a range of providers who help us to make our funding go further and help us to evidence that the grant awarded is used for the purpose it is […]
4 Alpha Court, Monks Cross Drive, York, YO32 9WN
Irwin Mitchell is proud to be a member of SY CANN. If your child lives with a disability or has suffered from a serious injury or illness, the emotional and physical impact can be life-changing. We understand how concerned you may be about the level of care and support your child has had or is currently receiving and can offer help and legal advice. We believe that all families should have access to legal support and we are able to offer guidance on the following: Disability and Educational Rights Education, Health and Care Plans Medical Law and Negligence Protecting Your Child’s Future including wills and trusts Court of Protection Personal Injury Trusts Anna has 20 years of experience specialising in medical negligence claims and helping families through the process. She has worked with families on a significant number of complex cases, including birth injury, brain injury, cerebral palsy cases and amputation cases. Contacting a lawyer may feel daunting but if you want to find out more about your options, please do get in touch for a free initial chat. If you wish to take forward a legal case we will always explore funding options available to you and your family.
2 Millsands, Sheffield, S3 8DT
Paces is a leading specialist centre for children with Cerebral Palsy and other motor disorders, with an ever-growing reputation for excellence in Conductive Education. Conductive Education as a holistic approach is unique and is highly effective in meeting the learning needs of our children and young people. Paces was established in the 1990s by a small group of parents who recognised the benefits of Conductive Education for their children with cerebral palsy. A growing number of families have since taken advantage of Paces’ unique way of working, enabling their children to reap great benefits from our integrated approach which focuses on personal goals and aspirations.
Paces campus, Packhorse lane, High green, Sheffield, S75 2PQ
The Sheffield Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (SHASBaH) is a local registered charity helping those affected by Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus and other related conditions.
57 Burton Street Foundation Sheffield S6 2HH
Sheffield Association Spins Bifida and hydrocephalus (SHASBaH)
University Student’s Union volunteering department, that acts as a broker to match Sheffield Hallam University’s roughly 30,000 students with volunteering opportunities in the area.
The Hubs, 6 Paternoster Row, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 2QQ
Sheffield Hallam Student’s Union
Sheffield Parent Carer Forum is an independent local charity run by and for parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. We connect almost 2,000 families from across Sheffield to provide mutual support, share information and influence policy and practice. We support families by: Providing an information and signposting service Organising information events and training sessions for parents Organising social events where families can meet each other Gathering parents’ views and representing them at strategic meetings Providing training to raise awareness of the issues faced by our families It’s free to join – you can join via our website (www.sheffieldparentcarerforum.org.uk/become-a-member/) or call us on 0300 321 4721 to request a membership form.
St Mary’s Church and Conference Centre, Bramall Lane, Sheffield S2 4QZ
Sheffield Parent Carer Forum
Sheffield Volunteering, as part of the University of Sheffield Students’ Union, encourages and enables University of Sheffield students to engage with local communities. We work closely with local voluntary, charitable and social organisations in Sheffield and South Yorkshire to increase the involvement of student volunteers in the city and region, and strengthen their connection with communities. If you are a local charitable organisation and would like to recruit student volunteers, please get in touch. We can help you to promote regular volunteering opportunities or one-off activities. We also have student-led projects (including sports and educational) who deliver outreach activities in schools and community groups. Get in touch if this is something you would be interested in.
Sheffield Students’ Union, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TG
Supporting anyone affected by Spina Bifida, hydrocephalus and related conditions in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
42 Park Road Peterborough PE1 2UQ
The Children’s Sleep Charity are a national, award-winning charity supporting children with sleep issues. We provide support for families and accredited training for professionals and commercial organisations. Sleep deprivation can have a serious impacton emotional, physical and mental health, many families seeking our support are approaching crisis point. We offer a range of services from working directly with parents to training professionals in the NHS. Our work is based on the latest research and we have a team of experts who input into our training materials and courses. We believe in working in partnership with families and offer a gentle approach to making lasting changes to your child’s sleep patterns.
P5A The Spinney, Balby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 9HQ
The Children’s Sleep Charity
The Eden Dora Trust for children with Encephalitis was formed specifically to offer support to children and their families affected by Encephalitis and childhood Acquired Brain Injuries through support, information, education and research. We support children in hospital with Encephalitis and families after hospital discharge, advice on re-integration to school, different forms of rehabilitation, along with working on an Acquired Brain Injury schools award and much much more including raising awareness and funding research into the causes, diagnoses & treatments of Encephalitis/A.B.I; We hold study days & fund training workshops for families, teachers and health care professionals involved with the ongoing care and rehabilitation of children affected by Acquired brain injury and this life changing illness. Helping children and their families feel less isolated, different, misunderstood and alone. The Eden Dora Trust works with the help of their extensive advisory panel and is the only charity in the UK dedicated solely to children who suffer from Encephalitis, that anyone can get, at any time. Our Mission SPEAK: Support – for those affected by Encephalitis to find out about what help is available and how they can access it. Provision – of funding to support further research into the causes, symptoms and potential cures for Encephalitis Education – funding essential training for those […]