We’ve gathered some useful SEND resources on this page to help on your special educational needs journey.
Government & national bodies
|Department for Education (DfE) main education hub
|Department for Education: Special Educational Needs hub
|HM Tribunals Service SEND’s specific website, containing the Appeal forms and information about how to appeal.
|Find your local authority
|Help if you have a disabled child
|Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
|Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education) Inspectorate to search for reports on schools and education authorities
|Information Commissioner -Provides details of how to find information held on a child, or on school or LA policies and practices. Includes requests under the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts.
|Statutory Guidance on School Exclusions
|Managing Medicines at School
|Children who cannot attend school through poor health
|Equality and Rights Commission -Independent body to prevent discrimination and promote equality of opportunity of disabled people
|SEND support: An easy-read guide for children and young people
National organisations & SEND resources
|Ambitious About Autism: Autism charity that also runs schools and colleges
|British Dyslexia Association
|Contact Disabled children’s charity and support site
|Council for Disabled Children – National disabled children’s charity that has responsibility for the IASS service and other programmes for disabled children and young people
|Disability Rights UK: Support website for disabled people
|Gabbitas Guide to school placements
|Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
|Just for Kids Law
|NASEN -National Organisation of Special Educational Needs
|National Autistic Society: Autism advice charity that also runs schools
|Parents In Need- An independent charity that helps provide financial support and guidance to parents of children with SEN..
|SEN Schools Guide is a free resource and provide information on SEN services in 25,000 schools, both special and mainstream.
|Special Needs UK –Find a School with advanced search function
|Special Needs Jungle: Parent-friendly information and articles about SEND
|Well at School: Supports children and young people at school with medical and mental health conditions.
We hope these SEND resources are of some help. If you would like to talk to us about how we can help secure the support your child or young person needs, please get in touch.