Useful Websites

There are a number of websites that offer support and information to parents of children with Special Needs. These are a selection from local and national organisations that our parents have found useful. If you can recommend other sites we will be happy to add these to this page.

Childline: www.childline.org.uk Free phone number: 0800 1111 National organisation offering online support and telelphone support to young people in distress. Top Tip: If you do not get along with the person you speak to over the phone, hang up and re-dial – they don’t mind.

Samaritans: www.samaritans.org.uk call free any time, from any phone on 116 123.  National organisation which offeres 24 hour telephone and face to face emotional support to people in distress.  Website offers useful information pages about different mental health difficulties.

Young Minds: www.youngminds.org.uk Young Minds promotes mental health issues within young people.  A wealth of information about different mental health issues which affect young people.  A range of information and leaflets can be downloaded.

Parent Zone and CEOP (expert information to help children and young people stay safe online) www.parentinfo.org

National Children’s Bureau (Fit for the Future Residential child care in UK) www.ncb.org.uk

NCYPE (National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy) www.ncype.org.uk

Disability Rights Handbook (Guide to benefits and services) www.disabilityalliance.org

The National Autistic Society www.nas.org.uk

LDA Learning (education resources for children with learning disabilities) www.ldalearning.com

I Can (children’s communication charity) www.ican.org.uk

Send Advice Surrey – Confidential, impartial and independent information, advice and support for young people and parents/carers of children with special educational needs or a disability (SEND) aged 0 – 25 http://www.sendadvicesurrey.org.uk/

Surrey County Council – Support and advice for parents and carers. http://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/family-information-service/support-and-advice-for-parents-and-carers

The School has gone above and beyond in helping my son Parent of Year 11 student

 

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