Young Epilepsy

Young Epilepsy is a UK charity that helps support children and young people with their day to day lives, education and how to manage their epilepsy with a variety or resources and services including educational and home based support.

Seashell Trust

Seashell Trust is s National Charity that supports children & young people with complex learning disabilities who need support with their education and communication.

Diamonds In The Rough CIC

Diamond Tuition provides tutoring and mentoring services for children with autism, special educational needs and developmental delays, raising levels of self confidence and self esteem to progress learning. The interventions and strategies used are individual to each student and based on years of experience tutoring children with SEN on a 1-1 basis who either attend mainstream or specialist schools. We take a holistic approach to tutoring as we have found that tutoring a child with SEN is much more than academic achievement.

email: jacqueline.anderson@diamondsintherough.co.uk

Special Kids in the UK

Online support group for families of disabled children with special needs. The aim is to bring families together for friendship, to share information and to support one another. Advice on education, services, therapies, respite and other issues.If you care for a disabled child, you and your child may be entitled to some financial assistance and concessions to aid with the increase in living and travelling costs.

Sensory Linq UK

Sensory Linq are specialists in the field of sensory impairment. They offer support, guidance and training to local authorities, social and health care agencies in order to help them meet statutory requirements. They can even give you advice on meeting the needs of children who are deafblind (have multisensory impairment) on request.

EQUALS

A charity that supports teachers of pupils with learning difficulties including production of support materials and workshops.

Amaze Brighton

An independent voluntary organisation that offers information, advice and support to parents and carers of children and young people with special needs

Action for Children

Action for Children works with disabled children, young people and their families. Their mission is to help them live the lives they choose by providing fun, inclusive and flexible support. They run Headlands School in the Vale of Glamorgan, which is a mixed independent school catering for children with special needs between the ages of 8 and 19.

Sense

Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are Deafblind. They were established from a family support group in 1955 by parents whose children were born with rubella, and the experience, skills and views of families remain central to their work. You can see how they have developed over almost 60 years on their website. Sense offers high-quality, flexible services across the UK, using skilled staff and a dedicated network of volunteers. They work with a wide range of Deafblind and multi-sensory impaired people, as well as those who have a single-sensory impairment with additional needs. They work with children, young people, adults and older people with a progressive sight and hearing loss, offering a range of housing, educational and leisure opportunities. They also offer support to all Deafblind people in both the congenital and acquired Deafblind communities, not just those who receive direct support and services from them.

Parents for Inclusion

Parents for inclusion is a self-help organisation giving information, advice and support on education matters to parents of children with learning difficulties. It has parent support groups and can help a parent prepare their representations or case for an appeal. Publications are available. Tel: 020 7738 3888.