Supporting families through all aspects of education, understanding and applying for EHCP and support. Through a paid support structure you can have access to an advocate at any time to help with the daily challenges.
Ability Net Claim It campaign helps find additional funding for students with disabilities and special needs who want to move into further education.
Offers information, advice and support for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs. You can ask for details of your local service from your child’s school or local authority. You can also find details about their services, and contact details for your local service on their website.
Leading experts specialising in education law.
Gives advice and information to families with disabled or special needs children. The organisation also provides a range of factsheets and has a network of volunteer representatives. Helpline: 0808 808 3555 (Freephone: Mon-Fri, 9.30am-4pm).
This is a website for parents, carers and people who work with and for disabled young people in transition to adulthood.
A group of families who home educate children with Special Educational Needs.
The Special Educational Consortium (SEC) is a group of organisations who protect and promote the right of disabled children and children with special educational needs to a high – quality education which meets their needs. SEC also has a Parliamentary Group that is particularly active during the passage of legislation. The role of the Parliamentary Group is to represent the views of SEC to members of parliament. What do they do? •They provide the SEN and disability sector with a strong and unified voice with which to talk to Government, Parliament and officials. •They provide a forum for the its members to develop their thinking on education policy and set political strategy across the sector. For more information visit the website or ring the number.
Children attend a group session at Small Steps once per week with a parent or carer. A team of teachers, conductors and physiotherapists lead the parent/ child team through a structured programme designed to help each child achieve the next developmental steps.