We know that caring for a child with special needs can be very challenging. We can help.
The products we source and supply help make life a bit easier for a parent, and more fulfilling for their child. We specialise in finding those unusual items, including many specially designed for disabled children with specific needs. Our products are simple solutions to complex problems, and if we don’t stock a product ourselves, we can point you in the direction of someone who does.
Our Products Include
· Raincovers for wheelchair users giving top to toe rain protection
· Sleepsuits which make it dificult for children to take their clothes off
· Backpacks with reins which are useful for children who don’t like holding hands
· Age-appropriate bibs and neckerchiefs for children of all ages
· Absorbent pants
· Waterproof sheet and mattress protectors
· Cutlery and crockery which help disabled children eat and drink independently
· Elastic laces which turn lace up shoes into slip ons
Provides practical advice and support about raising children with additional needs, and accurately signposts people to other organisations to get additional help they need
Finds and sells products that help the lives of children with additional needs and their families and
Provides advice and support around these products
All of our products are available by mail order. To request a copy of our product brochure, just phone or email us giving your name and address and we will send you one. You then choose the product you want, order and pay for it, and we send it to you. Or, if you are not sure what product you might need, our experienced staff can help guide you in the right direction.
Fledglings is a charity for children with additional needs, so our products are priced to try to make them affordable to anyone who needs them. Many of them are subsidised, or sold at cost price, and any surplus that Fledglings makes is invested back into the charity, helping us to help more disabled children and their families.
Since discovering Fledglings I am reassured to have them in my care team for my daughter. Always helpful, knowledgeable and really understand 'special world'. Recently I got an unprompted email saying my daughters swim suit colour (very important to her) was being discontinued and would I like to get the next size up. Worth browsing their website shop too to spark ideas for helping to make our children feel a sense of achievement, live to their full potential and take some of the pressure of us parent carers.
Fantastic catalogue, ordered my son, some waterproof swim shorts, ear putty, ear plugs and a head band for swimming, such a wide range of specialist product at very good prices, ordering and delivery was very easy and the products are great quality, can be a real stress trying to get hold of specilist products for my son, Thanks. I'm so happy his school ' Kingfisher in Oldham' recommened 'Fledglings' to us, it has made such a difference.
Recommend 100% lovely staff and so helpful
Thank you so very much! We genuinely had no idea a place like this even existed. We have been hand making clothing for a our daughter for years... The products on offer are brilliant and the service we received was amazing. Looking forward to all our goodies arriving over the next couple of weeks. Wish we had known about this place years ago. Thank you thank you thank you
As always, thank you Fledglings. Amazing, helpful service and great products. You make my wee lad's life that bit easier and happier. Many thanks
Fledglings, Wenden Court, Station Approach Wendens Ambo, Saffron Walden, CB11 4LB
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