- Key Information
- 3. Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) @ RBA
- Support for parents and carers
- National Organisations
The Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA) offers free and independent legally based education advice to parents of children with SEND. They also provide training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers.
The umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.
Information, advice and support services for young people aged 25 old or younger and need extra help with learning and have a disability. There are lots of different ways to talk to a friendly advisor.
Contact provide online, printed and helpline advice on education, benefits and finances, childcare, social care, medical information and more. They run programmes across the UK, including information sessions, workshops, drop-ins in hospitals and parenting courses.
This website is part of Disability Rights UK’s Right to Participate project, funded by the Legal Education Foundation. The project aims to increase awareness of the Equality Act, especially the ways it can protect disabled people from discrimination in everyday situations.
The Curly Hair Project is a social enterprise which supports people on the autistic spectrum and the people around them, founded by autistic author Alis Rowe. They use cool things like animated films, comic strips and diagrams to make their work interesting and easy to understand!
The national charity dedicated to helping children with brain conditions and their families discover a better life together. Listening to the needs of families helps inspire the most helpful research and innovation.
AccessAble is here to take the chance out of going out. To give you the detailed information you need to work out if a place is going to be accessible to you. Their Detailed Access Guides tell you all about a venue's access. They are 100% facts, figures and photographs.
The Curly Hair Project have created Autism Alert Cards. They can be kept in a wallet, a pocket, worn around the neck or on a keyring. They contain useful information on how to help.
Improving the lives of people with a learning disability and their families.
Meningitis Now is the first meningitis patient group in the world, founders of the meningitis movement and the only charity dedicated to fighting meningitis in the UK.
The UK’s leading autism charity. Their goal is to help transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.
The Down’s Syndrome Association have specialist advisers who can provide you with information and support on issues such as health, social care, benefits and education for people with Down’s syndrome.
The National Deaf Children’s Society are the leading charity for deaf children and their families.
Sense give legal advice and assistance to deafblind individuals or their family members and supporters.
Remap custom-makes equipment to help disabled people live more independent lives
Sky Badger is a charity that finds help and adventure for disabled children and their families all over the UK.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.