Toyhouse makes a difference by supporting the wellbeing of families locally and throughout the community. With over 35 years’ experience of working with families through the medium of play, Toyhouse fosters attachment between parents and children, enabling them to interact together and share experiences. Toyhouse empowers individuals, families, volunteers and employees to develop the skills and reslience to achieve their aspirations.
Solace exists to end the harm done through gender-based violence. Our aim is to work to prevent violence and abuse as well as providing services to meet the individual needs of survivors particularly women and children. Our work is holistic and empowering, working alongside survivors to achieve independent lives free from abuse.
The Trust offers a wide range of community, health and sporting initiatives tailored to the needs of the community. It aims to provide a holistic service, which helps people, particularly those living in disadvantaged urban communities to re-engage with mainstream society and improve their quality of life.
SENDIASS is a free service to Tower Hamlets' residents that provides high quality, bespoke, impartial and confidential support to ensure that our service users are at the heart of decision making processes and are fully informed of their options and rights that affect theirs or their families lives.
Afasic is a parent-led organisation to help children and young people with speech and language impairments and their families. They provide information and training for parents – and professionals – and produce a range of publications.
Here is a link to a fantastic and useful guide about how to support your child’s transition to Secondary School. You can find a lot of information and a wealth of resources about a variety of other issues on this website.
Learning disability is often confused with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, ADHD or Dyspraxia. A learning disability is different from a learning difficulty as a learning difficulty does not affect general intellect.
The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a world that works for autistic people.