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Council for disabled children

Council for disabled children

We are the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.

Our website contains lots of infomation, advice and resources for anyone involved with the needs and aspirations of children and young people with disabilities. We offer training and support and publish a wide range of guides and factsheets for children and young people, parents / carers, and professionsals.

My Future Choices  -

magazine

My Future Choices is Cbc's free magazine for disabled young people, their families and people who support them. 

Since 2003 the Transition Information Network has published My Future Choices magazine which shares articles about projects that support disabled young people and stories of transition written by disabled young people.

Please click on the link in the Downloads box.

making ourselves heard -

national network focusing on disabled children and young people’s participation

We are one of the Council for Disabled Children's specialist networks established to focus exclusively on the participation of children and young people.

We exist to champion the involvement of children and young people at every level and to provide first-class support and training to professionals working in the sector.

We work to ensure that disabled young people's right to be heard becomes a reality by promoting their active participation and ensuring their voices and success stories are heard. We bring together professionals and share information and resources to ensure that disabled children's rights to be involved in decisions.

Please click on the link in the Downloads box to find links to lots of useful resources.