Search for SENDIASS for your Local Authority
SENDIASS (formerly known as the Parent Partnership Service) provides a free, impartial and confidential service to parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) aged 0 - 25. We also support children and young people with SEND.
Parent Carer Forums
Are an independent group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.
Special Needs Jungle
Special Needs Jungle creates easy to understand resources, articles and information for parents and carers of children with special needs, disabilities and health conditions to better enable them to navigate the special needs system. They aim to inform, educate and empower families to self-advocate confidently, so their children get the help they need to live the best life they can.
PSEA is a registered charity which covers the whole of England, they provide thousands of families each year with independent information, advice and support based on the law.
The IPSEA website has hundreds of free and downloadable resources to help families get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and/or disability.
YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences they campaign, research and influence policy and practice. They also provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through our Parents' Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.
Search for the Local Offer under your Local Authority website
The Local Offer is a way of giving children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their parents or carers information about what activities and support are available in the area where they live.