Young People

These pages are dedicated to you young people with limb loss 

Around 770,000 (7%) of children in the UK are disabled – that includes you – there’s tons of support and info out there, so make the most of it… 

Get Active? – Brighton based 818 Club organises events and activities at weekends and during the school holidays for young people aged between 8 and 18 with and without special needs.  

A discussion group for teenage amputees – click here

The Steps website also has a discussion group and great web links for young people with lower limb loss

Wheel guide to lifemainly aimed at wheelchair users, but has good links to disabled sports groups – it is all information provided by young disabled people for young disabled people

Whizz Kidz has its own kids zone – check it out

Teenage Health Freaks will answer loads of questions you may have about health

There is also an international network for even more info…see the International Child Amputee Network

Transition information network - For disabled young people in transition to adulthood, their families and people they work with

Fancy getting involved….
 ?  Win a £20 HMV voucher by filling in a questionnaire if you have lower limb loss!!

Aiming high for young people is a website where you can get involved and participate in discussions about young disabled people.

Participation Works is an
online gateway for youth participation. This is your hub for information, resources, news and networking on the involvement of young people in dialogue, decision making and influence across a wide range of settings.  

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