Families face uncertainty about re-joining the world while recovering from lockdown isolation

Our latest survey shows families raising disabled children are still struggling emotionally and financially six months after lockdown began, as well as facing continuing uncertainty about the lifting of restrictions due to their children’s health vulnerabilities. Read more

Minister outlines support for children with SEND returning to school

Vicky Ford MP, has written a ministerial letter to families and those supporting children and young people with SEND outlining the support available as they return to school. Read more

SEND tribunal trial extended

The Minister for Children and Families has decided to extend the SEND Tribunal Trial to August 2021, due to the impact of Coronavirus. Read more

£66,500 raised in our Radio 4 Appeal

Our recent Radio 4 Appeal raised a massive £66,500 making it our most successful appeal to date! Read more

Applying to Family Fund in Wales - May 2020

We are very pleased to confirm that we are able to provide grants in Wales again following the confirmation of new funding from Welsh Government. Read more

Health and wellbeing of disabled children at risk during pandemic

New findings from a Family Fund survey show the impact of Coronavirus on families raising disabled or seriously ill children Read more

Temporary changes to Education, Health and Care Plans

The Government has announced temporary changes to the law regarding Education Health and Care plans due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Read more