Parents and carers may find these other organisations useful sources of support.

Action Group - Support families of children, young people & adults with disabilities (playschemes, 1:1 and family support) in the Lothians and Falkirk.

Boardmaker - Trusted tool for parents, teachers and therapists to create symbol adapted accessible curriculum materials for students, regardless of their abilities.

Cheap Disability Aids – Sensory education equipment such as timers, communication resources, safe space tents and sensory toys.

Fabb Scotland - Work to give disabled children and young people access to sport, leisure and outdoor adventure.

I Am Me – Keep Safe Scotland – Working in partnership with Police Scotland to raise awareness of and tackle disability hate crime.

Kindred Scotland - Advice and information on services for children with special needs and their carers, including news, events, services and fundraising.

Lothian Autistic Society - Services, information and practical support for individuals, families and carers affected by autism (clubs, playschemes and respite services) in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Mindroom – Practical and emotional support, information and advice on difficulties with learning including dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, autism spectrum, and related mental health and wellbeing issues, for young people up to the age of 25.

National Autistic Society – Supporting families of children and young people with autism (1:1 support, support at home/in the community, how to create social stories).

Nourish - For families who have children or young adults with additional support needs in Fife.

Pamis - Support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, their families, carers and interested professionals. 

Scottish Autism - Dedicated to enriching the lives of people with autism.

Signalong - Sign language that is used in all special schools in Edinburgh.

Tailor Ed Foundation - Committed to improving the quality of life for children with autism and their families in Edinburgh.