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statutory organisations

Audit Commission

address: 1st Floor, Millbank Tower, Millbank, London, SW1P 4HQ UK

tel: +44(0)844 798 1212
or: +44(0)20 7828 1212

textphone: +44(0)844 798 2946
or: +44(0)20 7630 0421

fax: +44(0)844 798 2945
or: +44(0)20 7976 6187

website: www.audit-commission.gov.uk

Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills

address: Welsh Assembly Government, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF99 1NA, UK

tel (bilingual greeting): +44(0)845 010 3300
or (Welsh language greeting): +44(0)845 010 4400

textphone: +44(0)844 798 2946 or +44(0)20 7630 0421

fax: +44(0)844 798 2945 or +44(0)20 7976 6187

website: new.wales.gov.uk/topics/educationandskills

Department for Education (DEE)

address: Castle View House, East Lane Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2GJ, UK

tel: +44(0)870 000 2288

textphone/minicom: +44(0)1928 794274

tel (publications): +44(0)845 6022260

fax: +44(0)1928 794248

website: www.education.gov.uk/

Department for Education and Training

address: The Scottish Government, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ, UK

tel: +44(0)28 9127 9279
or: +44(0)28 9127 9100

website: www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Education

Department of Education

address: Northern Ireland Government, Rathgael House, Balloo Road, Bangor, Northern Ireland BT19 7PR UK

tel: +44(0)131 556 8400
or: +44(0)8457 741741

website: www.deni.gov.uk

Equality and Human Rights Commission

website: www.equalityhumanrights.com

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has offices in Manchester, London, Glasgow and Cardiff.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (Manchester)

address: Arndale House, The Arndale Centre, Manchester, M4 3AQ, UK

tel: (non helpline calls only):+44(0)161 829 8100

fax: +44(0)1925 884 000

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (London)

address: 3 More London, Riverside Tooley Street, London, SE1 2RG, UK

tel (non helpline calls only): +44(0)20 3117 0235

fax: +44(0)207 407 7557

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (Cardiff)

address: 3rd floor, 3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT, UK

tel (non helpline calls only): +44(0)2920 4477100

fax: +44(0)2920 447712

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (Glasgow)

address: The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow, G2 8DU, UK

tel (non helpline calls only): +44(0)141 228 5910

fax: +44(0)141 228 5912

The Helpline offices do not accept visitors and only provide a phone and correspondence service. They do not provide face to face advice.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline (England)

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9am-5 pm; Wed 9am-8 pm (last call taken at 7:45pm)

address: Freepost RRLL-GHUX-CTRX, Arndale House, Arndale Centre, Manchester, M4 3EQ, UK

tel (England main): +44(0)845 604 6610
textphone: +44(0)845 604 6620

fax: +44(0)845 604 6630

The Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline (Wales)

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9am-5pm; Wed 9am-8pm (last call taken at 7:45pm)

address: Freepost RRLR-UEYB-UYZL, 3rd Floor, 3 Callaghan Square, Cardiff, CF10 5BT, UK

tel (Wales main): +44(0)845 604 8810
textphone: +44(0)845 604 8820

fax: +44(0)845 604 8830

The Equality and Human Rights Commission Helpline (Scotland)

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 9am-5pm; Wed 9am-8pm (last call taken at 7:45pm)

address: Freepost RRLL-GYLB-UJTA, The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow, G2 8DU, UK

tel (Scotland main): +44(0)845 604 5510
textphone: +44(0)845 604 5520

fax: +44(0)845 604 5530

Learning and Skills Council

address: Cheylesmore House, Quinton Road, Coventry, CV1 2WT, UK

tel: +44(0)845 019 4170

fax: +44(0)24 7682 3675

website: www.lsc.gov.uk

Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)

address: Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QD, UK

tel: +44(0)117 931 7317

fax: +44(0)117 931 7203

website: www.hefce.ac.uk

Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)

address: Alexandra House, 33 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6SE, UK

address (for all correspondence): Royal Exchange Buildings St. Ann's Square, Manchester, M2 7LA, UK

address: Building C, Cumberland Place Park Row, Nottingham, NG1 6HJ, UK

address: Freshford House Redcliffe Way, Bristol, BS1 6NL, UK

tel (about education, adult skills, or local authority children's services): +44(0)8456 404045 or
tel (about any other aspect of Ofsted’s work): +44(0)8456 404040
minicom: +44(0)161 618 8524

website: www.ofsted.gov.uk

Local Government Ombudsman (England)

address: PO Box 4771 Coventry, CV4 0EH, UK

tel: +44(0)24 7682 1960
adviceline: +44(0)845 602 1983

fax: +44(0)24 7682 0001

website: www.lgo.org.uk

Office of the Ombudsman for Northern Ireland

address: Freepost BEL 1478, Belfast, BT1 6BR, UK

tel: +44(0)800 343424
or: +44(0)28 9023 3821

fax: +44(0)28 9023 4912

website: www.ni-ombudsman.org.uk

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman

address: SPSO, Freepost EH641, Edinburgh, EH3 0BR, UK

tel: +44(0)800 377 7330

text: +44(0)790 049 4372

fax: +44(0)800 377 7331

website: www.spso.org.uk

Public Services Ombudsman (Wales)

address: 1 Ffordd yr hen Gae Pencoed, CF35 5LJ, UK

tel: +44(0)1656 641150

website: www.ombudsman-wales.org.uk

Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST)

address: Procession House, 55 Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7JW, UK

address: 2nd Floor Old Hall, Mowden Hall, Staindrop Road, Darlington, DL3 9BG, UK

address: Unit 32, Ddole Road, Enterprise Park, Llandridnod Wells, Powys, LD1 6PF, UK

tel (SEN Help line): +44(0)870 241 2555
Discrimination helpline: +44(0)870 606 5750

website: www.sendist.gov.uk

non-governmental organisations

About Human Rights

Not-for-profit organisation offering information on human rights, the Human Rights Act and privacy and protection issues in the UK and abroad.

address: Daresbury Point, Green Wood Drive, Manor Park, Cheshire, WA7 1UP, UK

website: www.abouthumanrights.co.uk

Action for Children

UK children's charity, formerly known as National Children’s Home, helps children achieve their full potential; supports some of the UK's most vulnerable and excluded children and young people.

address: 3 The Boulevard, Ascot Road, Watford, WD18 8AG , UK

tel: +44(0)1923 361500

website: www.actionforchildren.org.uk

ACE Education Advice Line (ACE)

Independent charity which offers a comprehensive range of advice and information on education issues. Their information is based on current education law and guidance and covers state funded education for children aged 5-16 years in England only.

address: 36 Nicholay Road London, N19 3EZ, UK

tel: +44(0)300 0115 142.

website: www.ace-ed.org.uk

Afasic

UK charity, established in 1968, to help children and young people with speech, language and communication impairments, their families and the professionals working with them.

address: 1st Floor, 20 Bowling Green Lane, London, EC1R 0BD, UK

tel (administration): +44(0)20 7490 9410
helpline: +44(0)845 3 55 55 77

fax: +44(0)20 7251 2834

website: www.afasic.org.uk

Alliance for Inclusive Education

National network of individuals, families and groups working together to help change the mainstream education system, so that all young people can learn, play and live together.

address: 336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7737 6030

website: www.allfie.org.uk

Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP)

Professional association and trade union for educational psychologists in the UK.

address: 26 The Avenue, Durham, DH1 4ED, UK

tel: +44(0)191 384 9512

fax: +44(0)191 386 5287

website: www.aep.org.uk

Barnardo’s

UK charity supporting children and young people.

address: Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 1QG, UK

tel: +44(0)20 8550 8822

fax: +44(0)20 8551 6870

website: www.barnardos.org.uk

Bolton Institute, Action Research Centre for Inclusion at the University of Bolton

address: Chadwick Street, Bolton, BL2 1JW, UK

tel: +44(0)1204 903200

fax: +44(0)1204 903338

website: www.inclusion-boltondata.org.uk

British Association for Early Childhood Education

National voluntary organisation for early years practitioners and parents.

address: 136 Cavell Street, London, E1 2JA, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7539 5400

fax: +44(0)20 7539 5409

website: www.early-education.org.uk

British Council of Disabled People (BCODP)

see United Kingdom’s Disabled People’s Council

British Dyslexia Association

National charity working towards a dyslexia friendly society that will enable all dyslexic people to reach their potential.

address: Unit 8, Bracknell Beeches, Old Bracknell Lane, Bracknell, RG12 7BW, UK

tel: +44(0)845 251 9003
helpline: +44(0)845 251 9002

fax: +44(0)845 251 9005

website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk

British Institute of Human Rights

Human rights organisation committed to challenging inequality and injustice in everyday life in the UK.

address: King’s College London, 7th Floor, Melbourne House, 46 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4LL, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7848 1818

fax: +44(0)20 7848 1814

website: www.bihr.org

British Psychological Society

The representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.

address: St Andrews House, 48 Princess Road East, Leicester, LE1 7DR, UK

tel: +44(0)116 254 9568

fax: +44(0)116 227 1314

website: www.bps.org.uk

Campaign for State Education (CASE)

Independent organisation working for an education system that is fair to all children, young people and their parents and which has the resources to provide excellent quality.

address: c/o 98 Erlanger Road, London, SE14 5TH, UK

tel: +44(0)7932 149942

website: www.campaignforstateeducation.org.uk

Child poverty action group (CPAG)

National charity campaigning for the abolition of child poverty in the UK and for a better deal for low-income families and children.

address: 94 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PF, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7837 7979

fax: +44(0)20 7837 6414

website: www.cpag.org.uk

CPAG in Scotland

address: Unit 9, Ladywell, 94 Duke Street, Glasgow, G4 0UW, UK

tel: +44(0)141 552 3303

fax: +44(0)141 552 4404

Childline

Free helpline for children and young people in the UK.

address: c/o Weston House, 42 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3NH, UK

tel (helpline for children and young people): +44(0)800 1111

website: www.childline.org.uk

Children in Scotland

National agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.

address: Princes House, 5 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, EH2 4RG, UK

tel: +44(0)131 228 8484

fax: +44(0)131 228 8585

website: www.childreninscotland.org.uk

Children in Wales

National umbrella organisation for those working with children and young people in Wales.

address: 25 Windsor Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BZ, UK

tel: +44(0)2920 342434

fax: +44(0)2920 343134

website: www.childreninwales.org.uk

Children's Legal Centre

National charity providing legal advice, information and representation for children and young people.

address: University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, UK

tel (National Education Line via Community Legal Advice): +44(0)845 345 4345
Young People Freephone: +44(0)800 783 2187
Child Law Advice Line: +44(0)845 120 2948
Family Law Advice via Community Legal Advice: +44(0)845 345 4345

website: www.childrenslegalcentre.com

Children's Rights Alliance for England (CRAE)

An alliance of over 380 voluntary and statutory organisations committed to the full implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

address: 94 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PF, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7278 8222

fax: +44(0)20 7278 9552

website: www.crae.org.uk

Children’s Rights Information Network

Information network that includes over 1,200 organisations, aiming to empower the global child rights community through exchange of information and promotion of children's rights.

website: www.crin.org

The Children's Society

National charity providing help and understanding for children who are unable to find the support they need anywhere else.

address: Church of England Children's Society, Edward Rudolf House, Public Enquiry Point, Margery Street, London, WC1X 0JL, UK

tel: +44(0)845 300 1128

fax: +44(0)20 7841 4500

website: www.childrenssociety.org.uk

Circles network

National voluntary organisation which promotes social inclusion and supports vulnerable people who are in danger of being socially excluded.

address: Potford's Dam Farm, Coventry Road, Cawston, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 9JP, UK

tel: +44(0)1788 816 671

fax: +44(0)1788 816 672

website: www.circlesnetwork.org.uk

Council for Disabled Children (CDC)

Umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector in England, with links to the other UK nations.

address: National Children's Bureau, 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7843 1900

fax: +44(0)20 7843 6313

website: www.ncb.org.uk/cdc

Contact a family

UK charity providing advice, information and support to parents of all disabled children.

address: 209-211 City Road, London, EC1V 1JN, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7608 8700

textphone: +44(0)808 808 3556

fax: +44(0)808 808 3555

website: www.cafamily.org.uk

Disability Awareness in Action (DAA)

International human rights network, run for and by disabled people.

address: 46 The Parklands, Hullavington, Wiltshire, SN14 6DL, UK

tel: +44(0)1666 837 671

website: www.daa.org.uk

Disability Equality in Education (DEE)

National charity providing training, consultancy and resources to improve the position of disabled people in the education system and all public services.

address: Unit 1M, Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London, N1 3QP, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7359 2855

fax: +44(0)20 7354 3372

website: www.diseed.org.uk

Down's Syndrome Association

National charity focusing on all aspects of living successfully with Down’s Syndrome.

address: Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington, TW11 9PS, UK

tel: +44(0)845 230 0372
helpline: +44 (0)845 230 0372

fax: +44(0)845 230 0373

website: www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

Dyslexia Action

National charity and the UK's leading provider of services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.

address: Head Office, Park House, Wick Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0HH, UK

tel: +44(0)1784 222300

fax: +44(0)1784 222333

website: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Dyslexia Institute see Dyslexia Action (above)

EACH: Educational Action Challenging Homophobia

National charity challenging homophobia through education, support and training.

address: 14 Clifton Down Road, Bristol, BS8 4BF, UK

tel: +44(0)808 1000 143

website: www.eachaction.org.uk

Early Childhood Forum

Coalition of 51 professional associations, voluntary organisations and interest groups, aiming to bring together partners in the early childhood sector (birth to eight) and their families.

address: Early Childhood Unit, National Children's Bureau, 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7843 6078

fax: +44(0)20 7843 6307

website: www.ncb.org.uk/ecf

Education Law Association (ELAS)

Association for educationalists, lawyers and advice workers concerned with the law of education.

address: 33 College Road, Reading, RG6 1QE, UK

tel: +44(0)118 9669866

fax: +44(0)118 9669866

website: www.educationlawassociation.org.uk

Education Otherwise

UK-based membership organisation which provides support and information for families whose children are being educated outside school.

address: PO Box 325, Kings Lynn, PE34 3XW, UK

tel: +44(0)845 478 6345

website: www.education-otherwise.org

Educational Change Consultancy

Independent organisation offering a range of consultation, investigation and training in inclusion.

address: 29 Ravenswood Road, Redland, Bristol, BS6 6BW, UK

tel: +44(0)7931 443905

website: www.educationalchangeconsultancy.com

Enabling Education Network (EENET)

Information-sharing network on the issue of inclusive education.

address: Educational Support and Inclusion, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

tel: +44(0)161 275 3711

fax: +44(0)161 275 3548

website: www.eenet.org.uk

Ethnic Minority Attainment

Online resource base for teachers.

website: www.emaonline.org.uk/ema

Friends, Families and Travellers

Advice, information and training organization seeking to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies and Travellers and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life.

address: Community Base, 113 Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XG, UK

tel: +44(0)1273 234 777

website: www.gypsy-traveller.org

GALE: The Global Alliance for LGBT Education

Learning community focusing on education about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues.

website: www.lgbt-education.info

ibk initiatives

ibk (which stands for ‘Inspired by Kim’) is a social enterprise which works to transform education and support for disabled children, young people and their families

address: Aizlewoods Mill, Nursery Street, Sheffield, S3 8GG, UK

tel: +44(0)114 282 3489

website: www.ibkinitiatives.com

Inclusion Distribution

Sellers of a range of publications, resources and other merchandise around a central principle of inclusion.

address: 29 Heron Drive, Poynton, Stockport, SK12 1QR, UK

tel: +44(0)1625 269243

website: www.inclusiononline.co.uk

Inclusion Press International & The Marsha Forest Centre

International organisation promoting inclusion of all children in mainstream schools.

address: 47 Indian Trail, Toronto, ON M6R 1Z8, Canada

tel: (416) 658-5363

fax: (416) 658-5067

website: www.inclusion.com

Inclusive Solutions

Co-operative social firm with a key focus on the provision of customized training on disability and diversity issues and consultancy, addressing the need for management and staff in all sectors (private, corporate, public and the third sector) to be ‘Disability Confident’.

address: 49 Northcliffe Avenue, Nottingham, NG3 6DA, UK

tel: +44(0)1473 437590
or: +44(0)115 9556045
or: +44(0)115 9567305

fax: +44(0)1473 437590

website: www.inclusive-solutions.com

Independent Panel for Special Education Advice (IPSEA)

Registered charity offering free and independent legal advice and support in England and Wales.

address: 6 Carlow Mews, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1EA, UK

tel: +44(0)1394 384711
advice line: +44(0)800 0184016

fax: +44(0)1394 446577

website: www.ipsea.org.uk

Institute for Community Cohesion

A unique partnership of academic, statutory and non-governmental bodies, aiming to provide a new approach to race, diversity and multiculturalism.

address: Futures Institute, 10 Innovation Village, Coventry University Technology Park, Cheetah Way, Coventry, CV1 2TL, UK

tel: +44(0)24 7679 5757

fax: +44(0)24 7679 5761

website: www.coventry.ac.uk/researchnet/icoco

Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)

Registered charity undertaking independent research and aiming to define new agendas for change and provide innovative policy ideas for a just, democratic and sustainable world.

address: 30-32 Southampton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7RA, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7470 6100

fax: +44(0)20 7470 6111

website: www.ippr.org.uk

Minority Rights Group International

International organisation working to secure the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples and to ensure that they can make their voices heard.

address: 54 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7422 4200

fax: +44(0)20 7422 4201

website: www.minorityrights.org

MENCAP

UK charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.

website: www.mencap.org.uk

MENCAP has offices in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

MENCAP England

address: Mencap, 123 Golden Lane London, EC1Y 0RT, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7454 0454

fax: +44(0)20 7608 3254

MENCAP Northern Ireland

address: Segal House, 4 Annadale Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3JH, UK

tel: +44(0)2890 691351

fax: +44(0)2890 640121

MENCAP Wales

address: 31 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen, Cardiff, CF14 5GF, UK

tel: +44(0)2920 747588

fax: +44(0)2920 747550

The National Association for Special Educational Needs (NASEN)

UK organisation aiming to promote the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special and additional support needs.

address: NASEN House, 4/5 Amber Business Village, Amber Close, Amington, Tamworth, B77 4RP, UK

tel: +44(0)1827 311500

fax: +44(0)1827 313005

website: www.nasen.org.uk

National Autistic Society (NAS)

UK charity providing individuals with autism and their families with help, support and services that they can access, trust and rely upon.

address: 393 City Road, London, EC1V 1NG, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7833 2299
helpline: +44(0)845 070 4004

fax: +44(0)

website: www.nas.org.uk

National Confederation of Parent/Teacher Associations (NCPTA)

National charity representing over 13,000 Parent Teacher Associations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

address: 39 Shipbourne Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN10 3DS, UK

tel: +44(0)1732 375460

website: www.ncpta.org.uk

National Children's Bureau (NCB)

Charitable organisation that acts as an umbrella body for organisations working with children and young people in England & Northern Ireland.

address: 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7843 6000

fax: +44(0)20 7278 9512

website: www.ncb.org.uk

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)

National charity working towards removing the barriers to the achievement of deaf children around the world.

address: 15 Dufferin Street, London, EC1Y 8UR, UK

tel: +44(0)808 800 8880

fax: +44(0)20 7251 5020

website: www.ndcs.org.uk

National Early Years Network

National organisation providing information and training for early years workers; also provides support to local and national networks.

address: 77 Holloway Road, London, N7 8JZ, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7607 9573

National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)

Registered charity working to improve education and training nationally and internationally by undertaking research, development and dissemination activities and by providing information services.

address: The Mere, Upton Park, Slough, SL1 2DQ, UK

tel: +44(0)1753 574123

fax: +44(0)1753 691632

website: www.nfer.ac.uk

National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)

Independent organisation encouraging more and different adults to engage in learning of all kinds; campaigns for, and celebrates the achievements of, adult learners, young and old, and in all their diversity.

address: 20 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP, UK

tel: +44(0)116 204 4200

fax: +44(0)116 285 4514

website: www.niace.org.uk

National Union of Teachers (NUT)

Professional association and trade union for teachers.

address: Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1 H9BD, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7388 6191

website: www.teachers.org.uk

Network 81

National network of parents working towards properly resourced inclusive education for children with special educational needs.

address: 1-7 Woodfield Terrace, Stansted, Essex, CM24 8AJ, UK

tel: +44(0)870 770 3306

website: www.network81.org

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights

OHCHR address: Palais Wilson, 52 rue des P‚quis, Geneva CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland

Postal address: Palais des Nations, Geneva CH-1211 Geneva 10,, Switzerland

tel: ++41 22 917 90 00

website: www.ohchr.org

Parents for Inclusion

National organisation of parents helping parents so their disabled children can learn, make friends and have a voice in ordinary schools and throughout life. and throughout life.

address: Unit 1, Winchester House, Kennington Park Business Centre, Cranmer Road, London, SW9 6EJ, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7735 7735
helpline: +44(0)800 652 3145

website: www.parentsforinclusion.org

People First (Self Advocacy)

National organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties to raise awareness of and campaign for the rights of people with learning difficulties and to support self advocacy groups across the country.

address: Hampton House, 4th Floor, 20 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TJ, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7820 6655

fax: +44(0)20 7820 6621

website: www.peoplefirstltd.com

Pre-School Learning Alliance

Educational charity specialising in the early years; work includes specialist publications, childcare services, information and advice, quality assurance, campaigning, research, training and family programmes.

address: Pre-school Learning Alliance, The Fitzpatrick Building, 188 York Way, London, N7 9AD, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7697 2500

website: www.pre-school.org.uk

RADAR

National network of disability organisations and disabled people, formerly known as Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation, campaigning to promote equality for all disabled people.

address: 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London, EC1V 8AF, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7250 3222
minicom: +44(0)20 7250 4119

fax: +44(0)20 7250 0212

website: www.radar.org.uk

Refugee Studies Centre

Multidisciplinary centre for research and teaching on the causes and consequences of forced migration. Its philosophy is to combine world-class academic research with a commitment to improving the lives and situations for some of the world’s most disadvantaged people.

address: Queen Elizabeth House, 21 St Giles Street, Oxford, OX1 3LA, UK

tel: +44(0)1865 270432

fax: +44(0)1865 270721

website: www.rsc.ox.ac.uk

Research Autism

Research Autism is the only UK charity exclusively dedicated to high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions in autism.

address: Adam House, 1 Fitzroy Square London, W1T 5HE, UK

tel: +44(0)20 3490 3091

fax: +44(0)1865 270721

website: www.researchautism.net

Right to Education Project

International public access human rights resource, devoted solely to the right to education.

address: Dr. Katarina Tomaevski, Roerholmsgade 23, DK-1352 Copenhagen K, Copenhagen, Denmark

tel: +41 76 468 44 21

fax: +45 33 917 504

website: www.right-to-education.org

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

UK charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight loss.

address: 105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7388 1266

fax:+44(0)20 7388 2034

website: www.rnib.org.uk

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)

Charity working to change the world for the UK’s 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people.

address: 19-23 Featherstone Street, London, EC1Y 8SL, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7296 8000
freephone: +44(0)808 808 0123

fax: +44(0)20 7296 8199

website: www.rnid.org.uk

Save the Children

International organisation fighting for children’s rights, working towards a world which respects and values each child, listens to children and learns, and where all children have hope and opportunity.

address: 1 St. John's Lane, London, EC1M 4AR, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7012 6762

fax: +44(0)20 7012 6963

website: www.savethechildren.org.uk

Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights (SACR)

Charity acting as focal point for monitoring and promoting the full implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child for children and young people in Scotland.

address: c/o Save the Children, Haymarket House, 8 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5DR, UK

tel: +44(0)131 551 4091

fax: +44(0)131 527 8201

website: www.sacr.org.uk

Scottish Child Law Centre

Independent charity working to promote the understanding of children’s rights and the law as it affects children across Scotland.

address: 54 East Crosscauseway, Edinburgh, EH8 9HD, UK

tel: +44(0)131 667 6333
or for under 18s: +44(0)800 328 8970

fax: +44(0)131 662 1713

website: www.sclc.org.uk

Schools Out

Independent organisation run by volunteers, working towards equality in education for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

address: BM Schools Out! National, London, WC1N 3XX, UK

helpline: +44(0)01582 451424 (male) and +44(0)20 7635 0476 (female)

website: www.schools-out.org.uk

Scope

Disability organisation in England and Wales whose focus is people with cerebral palsy.

address: 6 Market Road, London, N7 9PW, UK

tel: +44(0)808 800 3333

website: www.scope.org.uk

Sense

National charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind.

address: Enquiries, Sense, 101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG, UK

tel: +44(0)845 127 0060
textphone: +44(0)845 127 0062

fax: +44(0)845 127 0061

website: www.sense.org.uk

Skill - National Bureau for Students with Disabilities

National charity promoting opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of impairment in post-16 education, training and employment.

address: Chapter House, 18-20 Crucifix Lane, London, SE1 3JW, UK

tel: +44(0)800 3285050

website: www.skill.org.uk

Special Education Consortium

Convened under the auspices of the Council for Disabled Children to protect and promote the interests of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

address: c/o Council for Disabled Children, 8 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7QE, UK

tel: +44(0)20 7843 6318

fax: +44(0)20 7278 9512

website: www.ncb.org.uk/cdc/networks/special_educational_consortium.aspx

Travellers’ Times (TT)

UK magazine for gypsies and travellers and those who work with gypsies and travellers, sharing information, contacts, news and views.

address: The Rural Media Company, Sullivan House, 72-80 Widemarsh Street, Hereford, HR4 9HG, UK

tel: +44(0)1432 344039

fax: +44(0)1432 270539

website: www.travellerstimes.org.uk

UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values.

address: 7 Place de Fontenoy, Paris, 75352 PARIS 07 SP,, France

tel: +33 (0)1 45 68 10 00

website: www.unesco.org/

inclusive education website: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/strengthening-education-systems/inclusive-education/

Also: UK UNESCO Secretariat, The British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN

United Kingdom’s Disabled People’s Council (UKDPC)

An umbrella organisation that represents some 80 organisations run and controlled by disabled people, this is the UK's national organisation of the worldwide Disabled People's Movement. Formerly known as British Council of Disabled People (BCODP)

address: Litchurch Plaza, Litchurch Lane, Derby, DE24 8AA, UK

tel: +44(0)1332 295551
minicom: +44(0)1332 295581

fax: +44(0)1332 295580

website: www.ukdpc.net

World of Inclusion

Richard Rieser is the managing director of World of Inclusion Ltd and is an expert disabled international equality trainer, consultant and teacher

address: Basement, 78 Mildmay Grove South, London, N1 4PJ, UK

tel: +44(0) 20 7359 2855

fax: +44(0) 20 7354 3372

website: www.worldofinclusion.com

World Vision UK

Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

address: Opal Drive, Fox Milne, Milton Keynes, MK15 0ZR, UK

tel: +44(0)1908 84 1000

fax: +44(0)1908 84 1001

website: www.worldvision.org.uk

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