Suppliers of Additive Free Products
Manufacturers of a range of No Added Sugar Peanut Butters & Fruit Spreads. Also Natural Syrups, Fruit Concentrates and Molasses. Molasses has a high level of Selenium, a deficiency of which has been linked to hyperactivity in children. Products available in health food shops and some retailers.
Rocks Organic Fruit Squashes
Manufacturers of a range Organic Dilutable Fruit Squashes. We use no Articificial Colours, Preservatives, Flavours or Sweeteners. Suitable for families wishing to avoid artificial ingredients in their diets. Products available in health food shops, Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda, Waitrose, Morrison.
For children with special needs
The B.I.R.D. Centre - Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Development
B.I.R.D. is a national Charity, founded in 1982, offering neurological assessment and treatment to children and adults with brain injury and/or learning difficulty, including hyperactivity.
The British Institute for Brain-Injured Children (BIBIC)
bibic is a national charity offering practical help to families caring for children with conditions like autism, aspergers, cerebral palsy, Down's syndrome, developmental delay, brain injury, and specific learning difficulties like ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia.
Organisation set up to fight poverty in the UK,they offer all sorts of financial help and advice.
The Dyspraxia Foundation is a country wide charity, founded in 1987 as the Dyspraxia Trust by two mothers who met at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children.
YoungMinds Parents Helpline
A helpline for any adult concerned about the emotions or behaviour of a child or young person.
YoungMinds Parents Helpline talks to thousands of parents and carers every year who are worried about issues such as depression, self-injury, behavioural problems and school phobia, and can discuss concerns about anyone up to the age of 25. Offers information and professional advice, via a telephone and email service - 0800 018 2138
(Our opening hours are 10am to 4pm every weekday, with an evening session on Wed from 6pm to 8pm.)
YoungMinds Parents Helpline www.youngminds.org.uk
At DisabledHolidays.com we understand that families could be anxious about travelling with a child who has ADHD. Our job is to take away the anxiety by providing all the support needed at every step including choosing, booking, preparing to go, holidaying and returning home.
Other Organisations & Services
Foods Matter Magazine
Hundreds of articles and research reports on allergy, intolerance and sensitivity, and related health problems.
www.foodsmatter.com or call 020 7722 2866 for further information and subscription details.
The magazine provides information on products and suppliers. Refer also to www.freefromfoodawards.co.uk
Dietary Alert Card
For people with food intolerances and allergies. Especially helpful when eating out or abroad.
Provides the best water-softener alternative to salt-based water-softener systems. The Lifesource water-softener system uses no salt magnets and is maintenance-free.
A new website promoting private education in Britain and includes featured articles and case studies on health topics such as ADHD and dyslexia. Of special interest for ADHD sufferers is "My ADHD can be bothersome.It's me and I see it as a gift".
A new health and wellness website featuring medically reviewed news, reference, medical imagery, video and interactive tools.
Natural Therapy for All
An online web directory listing complementary therapists (counsellors, hypnotherapists, acupuncturists etc) all over the UK.
Website promoting awareness of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and providing information and practical help.
Organic Fruit Wholesalers
Wholesalers of Certified Organic Fruit & Vegetables, Organic Traders & Consumers Network and Chemical Free Produce. Get your Organic Fruit here.
Problems With Mobile and Cordless Phone and WIFI
There is now an increasing amount of information saying that many sensitive people are affected by the Electro- Magnetic Frequencies (EMF's)- which are the wave lengths used by the new equipment. There are websites which can give you more information.
MCS-Aware the Charity for Environmental Illness
MCS-Aware.org is a Charity which provides information and support for anyone affected by Multiple Sensitivities including Chemicals, Foods and Electro-sensitivities. Members receive a Free e-newsletter, quarterly magazine and support.