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Links to other websites can be found in the Just For Children, For Dads and Useful Contacts area of our site

French School/Club

 If you know any French people who have children (0 to 12 year's old) and speak French at home or have lived in France or in a country where they speak French, please forward them this e-mail to make publicity for our school!  We meet once a week (on Tuesday in Exeter) and on Wednesday in Cheriton Bishop. Please click on the link below for more details. http://www.361energy.org/ecole/about-2/

 

 
6. Health

Institute of Childrens Health
Through its innovative research and its high-quality training programmes, the Institute of Child Health has created a world-class centre for the study and treatment of childhood disease. Together with Great Ormond Street Hospital, it has made a major contribution to the health and well-being of children and their families worldwide
Click here to view Institute of Childrens Health

International Association of Infant Massage
Promotes nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected.
Click here to view International Association of Infant Massage

Kids Teeth
Provides a parent's guide to looking after their children's teeth. It includes some very useful tips on how to encourage regular brushing.
Click here to view Kids Teeth

NHS Direct
Provides a large database of information about common complaints together with self-help advice. You can also speak to someone 24hours a day via the telephone helpline on 0845 4647.
Click here to view NHS Direct

Patient UK
Information on health, self help and patient support groups. Also provides a directory of websites and provides NHS information.
Click here to view Patient UK

The National Asthma Campaign
Provides education and support to people with asthma. They run a helpline staffed by asthma specialist nurses and can put you in touch with local support volunteers.
Click here to view The National Asthma Campaign

The National Eczema Society
Dedicated to helping people with eczema and their families
Click here to view The National Eczema Society

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Accident Prevention

Child Accident Prevention Trust
The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is dedicated to reducing the number of children and young people killed, disabled and seriously injured as a result of accidents
Click here to view Child Accident Prevention Trust

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Providing information, advice, resources and training, is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life - at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on or near water.
Click here to view Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

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Allergies

British Allergy Foundation
Information and support to sufferers and their families. Leaflets, fact sheets and regular newsletters are available. In addition they run a help line and support groups throughout the country.
Click here to view British Allergy Foundation

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Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding Network
Aims to be an independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others. They run a service that automatically connects you to your local Breastfeeding Supporter
Click here to view Breastfeeding Network

The La Leche League
The La Leche League International mission is: To help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother
Click here to view The La Leche League

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Child Development

Coram Family
Works with deprived & disadvantaged children in order to help them reach their full potential
Click here to view Coram Family

Save The children
Long-term development and prevention work to help children, their families and communities to be self-sufficient. We learn from the reality of children's lives and campaign for solutions to the problems they face.
Click here to view Save The children

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Childcare

Best Bear
A service listing recommended childcare agencies near you and offering researched information on all areas of childcare.
Click here to view Best Bear

Daycare Trust
Runs a helpline for parents with general childcare queries. Their web site contains information on childcare options and details of financial support available to pay for childcare.
Click here to view Daycare Trust

National Childminding Association
Can provide parents with information to help find and choose a childminder. Offer a range of factsheets designed to inform parents about the different types of childcare on offer and the factors to consider when choosing childcare.
Click here to view National Childminding Association

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Childhood Education

British Association for Early Child Education
Publishes a series of leaflets for parents covering child development. Their web site also provides a number of interesting articles online.
Click here to view British Association for Early Child Education

Schoolzone
Said to be one of the biggest and most used web sites in the UK. It has up to 600,000 users month and can reach teachers, parents, students, businesses and schools/LEAS.
Click here to view Schoolzone

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Children's Learning

Childrens BBC
The national children's BBC website
Click here to view Childrens BBC

Enchanted Learning
Full of play and educational ideas for you and your children. You can use these ideas to have fun learning together.
Click here to view Enchanted Learning

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Family Support

Home Start (UK)
Home-Start is the UK's leading family support organisation for families with children in the 5+ age group. Home-Start volunteers provide emotional and practical support and friendship to families in their own homes. By doing so they represent a lifeline for many families when things are difficult.
Click here to view Home Start (UK)

National Family and Parenting Institute
The National Family and Parenting Institute (NFPI) is an independent charity working to support parents in bringing up their children, to promote the well being of families and to make society more family friendly.
Click here to view National Family and Parenting Institute

Net Mums
Founded in 2000 Netmums is the UK's fastest-growing online parenting organisation with over 840,000 members, mostly mums. Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers. The local sites are backed by a wealth of parenting articles that start with pregnancy and follow through each stage of childhood helping mums to enjoy a happy and healthy family life
Click here to view Net Mums

One plus one
Working for the well being of couples and their families
Click here to view One plus one

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Fun

Family Holiday Association
A national charity dedicated to providing holidays for deprived families
Click here to view Family Holiday Association

Yahooligans
A safe environment where children can surf, play, learn and also chat in a monitored environment
Click here to view Yahooligans

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Immunisation

Immunisation
Government backed Health site giving concise information about all the immunisations and the reasons why they are recommended.
Click here to view Immunisation

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Lone Parent

Gingerbread
A national support organisation for lone parent families in England & Wales
Click here to view Gingerbread

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Parenting

BBC Parenting
This site provides information from things to play and do, baby learning, childcare, A to Z of support services, child health, hints and tips written by parents for parents and more www.bbc.co.uk/health/parenting
Click here to view BBC Parenting

Childrens project
Supporting parents in caring for their children
Click here to view Childrens project

Daycare Trust
Provides a helpline for parents with general childcare queries. Their web site contains information on childcare options and details of financial support available to pay for childcare.
Click here to view Daycare Trust

Mad Mums
Pregnancy and parenting advice web site, a web based community and discussion forum  for parents of all ages and backgrounds
Click here to view Mad Mums

Parentline Plus
A source of help before a problem becomes a crisis! They provide help and information to anyone looking after a child including parenting courses
Click here to view Parentline Plus

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Post Natal Illness

Association of Post Natal Illness
Offers advice and support to women suffering from postnatal depression. This support can include putting you in contact with other women who have previously suffered from postnatal depression
Click here to view Association of Post Natal Illness

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Pregnancy

BirthChoice UK
Aimed at pregnant women to help them choose where to give birth. This could mean choosing a hospital, a birth centre, midwifery-led unit or a home birth
Click here to view BirthChoice UK

National Childbirth Trust
Offering support in childbirth, pregnancy & early parenthood
Click here to view National Childbirth Trust

Twin & Multiple Births Association
Offers support and information to anyone expecting or caring for twins, triplets or more. Their services include Twinline, a confidential helpline staffed by trained volunteers who are parents of multiples.
Click here to view Twin & Multiple Births Association

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Smoking Cessation

Quit Smoking UK
The UK's online community for quitting smokers by quitting smokers
Click here to view Quit Smoking UK

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Special Needs

Additional Needs
Provides information, activities and resources for teachers, pupils, parents and others who have an interest in additional needs
Click here to view Additional Needs

AFASIC
Afasic is the UK charity representing children and young adults with communication impairments, working for their inclusion in society and supporting their parents and carers
Click here to view AFASIC

Autism Independent UK
Society For The Autistically Handicapped. The Society exists to increase awareness of autism, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment. The main goal is to improve the quality of life for persons with Autism.
Click here to view Autism Independent UK

Contact a Family
UK charity helping children with special needs &/or disabilities
Click here to view Contact a Family

Deaf Parenting Project
Set up to improve information and resources for deaf and hard of hearing parents. They also run a thriving Deaf parenting email group that you can join through the web site
Click here to view Deaf Parenting Project

Disabled Parents Network
Run by disabled parents, their allies and family members, disabled people who would like to be parents in the future and others who are already grandparents. They offer a telephone helpline, a support network across the country and a quarterly newsletter for members.
Click here to view Disabled Parents Network

High Scope Institute
Promoting a particular teaching method for children with learning difficulties.
Click here to view High Scope Institute

I CAN
The national educational charity for children with speech and language difficulties.
Click here to view I CAN

Sense
National charity for children and adults who are both deaf and blind
Click here to view Sense

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