Bright Futures Consultancy Ltd offers support, advice and online resources for families navigating the SEN sector. We advocate primarily for families, but offer training and resource opportunities to schools and professionals too.
IPSEA is a national charity providing free legally based advice to families who have children with special educational needs. All their advice is given by trained volunteers. Tel: 0800 0184016 (Freephone)
The Children’s Law Centre offers advice on children’s rights to its members, children and young people in Northern Ireland.
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.