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Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) resources

Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) resources

Specialist services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Useful links

External Organisations

  • Bullying UK
    Help for parents, children and schools.
  • Contact a Family
    A national charity for families with disabled children that provides information, advice and support.
  • Council for Disabled Chidren
    An umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.
  • Independent Parental Special Education Advice (IPSEA)
    Free advice on appealing to the special educational needs tribunal.
  • National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
    Provides support, information and advice for deaf children, young people, their families and professionals working with them.
  • Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Organisation Group (SENDIOG) have produced a SEND Myths and Fact sheets. 
  • Young Minds
    Children's mental health charity.
  • National Autistic Society 
    Provides support, information and advice for autistic children, young people, their families and professionals working with them.
  • Talking Point
    Information on children’s communication.
  • DisabledGo
    Provides detailed access information to thousands of venues across the UK including London.  Includes restaurants, cinemas, theatres, railway stations.
  • Transportforall
    TfA can help with general enquiries regarding accessible transport in London.
  • Transport for London (TfL) Accessibility
    London has a wide range of accessible transport options so that everyone can get around.
  • Ambitious about Autism 
    This is Include Autism Toolkit - provides you with lots of information and tips to include autism in your life and activities. 
  • The Deaf Health Charity 
    A specialist domestic abuse support service for Deaf adults and children 
  • Multiple Sclerosis Trust 
    Providers Information, advice and support for children and families with MS
  • KIDS SEND Mediation Service 
    An Independent mediation and disagreement resolution service, which is free of charge for your children and for young people with Special Educational Needs (age 0 to 25).