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Helpful Websites for Twins and Their Families

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Websites related to TEDS

General twin-related websites

  • TAMBA (The Twins and Multiple Births Association) is the largest UK organisation supporting multiple-birth families
  • MBF (The Multiple Births Foundation) is a London-based charity supporting multiple-birth families
  • Twins Online is a UK-based twins and multiple births website and twin forum
  • TwinsUK is the largest UK registry of adult twins, focusing on medical research

Confidential emotional support

  • Samaritans provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair
  • ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people

Information and advice for parents

  • Family Lives is a UK charity, giving advice and support relating to a broad range of family and parenting topics
  • General parenting advice can also be found at BBC parenting website
  • General information and advice for parents of teenagers can be found at parentingteens.about.com
  • Advice about children's use of mobile phones, the internet and social media is given on the Digital Family web site run by mobile company O2

Learning difficulties and disorders

  • ADHD (attention deficity hyperactivity disorder). ADDISS is the Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service, offering help and support related to ADHD
  • ASD (autistic spectrum disorders). The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for families affected by all forms of ASD
  • Dyslexia. The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) is a society set up to help dyslexic people
  • Dyspraxia. The Dyspraxia Foundation is a UK charity that supports people with dyspraxia

Support for lone-parent families