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Useful Contacts

Dyspraxia Foundation

Supports anyone affected by dyspraxia. Provides resources and leaflets.

Helpline: 01462 454986 (Mon – Fri 10 am – 1pm)

Email: info@dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

Web: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk


Movement Matters

Movement Matters is the UK umbrella organisation representing the major national groups concerned with children and adults with coordination difficulties.

Email: info@movementmatters.org.uk

Web: www.movementmattersuk.org


Newcastle Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information, Advice and Support Service

This service provides information specialising in education matters and includes information and signposting on social care and health issues.

Contact: Judith Lane

Tel: 0191 284 0480


Local Offer

The Local Offer describes the services available for children/young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) aged 0 – 25 and their families.

Email: localoffer@newcastle.gov.uk

Web: www.newcastle.gov.uk/localoffer



(New name for Contact a Family)

Helping families who care for disabled children.

Email: northeast.office@contact.org.uk

Web: www.contact.org.uk

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