If you're struggling and need support, our DEBRA EB Community Support Team are here to help during office hours. Please phone DEBRA Membership and Community Support on 01344 771961 and select Option 1.

Downloadable resources

DEBRA – information about EB (leaflets for schools)

Additional downloads

Templates & examples


Tools for catching up whilst absent from school

More resources are also available on our Learn Something New page (created for Things to do whilst staying at home)


Relevant agencies

  • Contact – for families with disabled children
  • Disability Rights UK – charity with a focus of supporting disabled people
  • IPSEA – independent provider of special education advice
  • Irwin Mitchell Solicitors – factsheets and template letters
  • Motability – providing support for disabled people
  • SCOPE – disability charity
  • Turn2us – financial support charity for people living in the UK
  • UCAS – universities and colleges admissions service


Helplines and phone support services

If you are in need of urgent support you can contact:

  • The Samaritans on 116 123 (freephone)
  • Childline on 0800 11 11
  • NHS 
  • NHS 111 Service – call 111 when it’s less urgent than a 999 call but you need healthcare information

In an emergency go to your local Accident & Emergency (A&E) department or call 999 for an ambulance.

Additional support by phone

The following are some additional resources that you can contact by phone:

Bullying can be considered a hate crime. To learn more about reporting bullying as a hate crime, please visit the Stop Disability Hate Crime page by Disability Rights UK.