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We work to enable children & young people to fulfil their right to grow up safe, secure & supported and achieve their potential.

If you have a child with severe to profound and permanent disability, there are services that can help

We work collaboratively, from policy into practice, to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people

We offer support to parents and carers of disabled children as well as professionals working with families.

Each Parent Carer Forum includes parent carers with a full range of experiences in Health, Education and Social Care as their children have a wide range of conditions.

The Disabled Children’s Partnership is a major coalition of over 50 organisations
campaigning for improved health and social care for disabled children, young people and their families.

We work collaboratively, from policy into practice, to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people

Enabling, empowering and enriching the lives of carers.

By sponsoring a child you can give hope and renew dreams for a child in the UK. Child sponsorship makes a difference – change a life today, your donations can give children in need, the hope they deserve.

We support over 13,500 disabled children, young people and their families every year by delivering over 120 services throughout England.

KIDS is unique; there is no other organisation dedicated to providing such an extensive range of services to disabled children and young people, aged 0-25 years, irrespective of their impairment or condition.

We are the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families.

We are a passionate group of people committed to changing the world for everyone with a learning disability.

IPSEA provides a general Advice Line (giving support with requesting statutory assessment, statements, Education, Health and Care plans, disability discrimination, transport and exclusion). It also provides a Tribunal Helpline (giving next step advice on SEN appeals and disability discrimination claims to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal).

Parents supporting parents so that ALL children and young people are valued and treated equally in education and throughout life.

Scope is a charity that exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here.

Our mission is to inform, support and alleviate the isolation of anyone affected by a rare chromosome disorder and to raise public awareness.

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), the UK’s leading charity supporting blind and partially sighted people. We offer practical and emotional support to those that need us, so they can continue living life to the full.

World of Inclusion is a consultancy that provides advice, resources and training in the UK and around the world to develop equality for disabled people especially in education.

For parents who work, or want to work, and have a child with disabilities.

If you are a carer, the helpline advisers can give you information to help make decisions about your personal support needs and the needs of the person you’re looking after.

The Preparing for Adulthood programme provides expertise and support to local authorities and their partners to embed preparing for adulthood from the earliest years.

SENDirect has worked in partnership with other organisations to bring together and create information that may help to support you and your family. We have divided it up into the sections below for you to browse through.

We are a national charity working for an inclusive society where everyone has the support they need to live a good life and make a valued contribution.

Getting a Life was a three-year cross government project (April 2008 to March 2011), set up to show and drive change so that young people with a severe learning disability achieve paid employment and full lives when they leave education.

YoungSibs is for children and young people who have a brother or sister who is disabled, has special educational needs or a serious long-term condition. It is for siblings in the UK aged 6 to 17.

Bringing Us Together is led by parents of children and young people with a variety of SEN and Disabilities (SEND).

Special Needs Jungle is registered at Companies House as a not-for-profit organisation, Limited by Guarantee. Registration Number 9162844.

Bromley Parent Voice (BPV) is a voluntary group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special/additional needs and disabilities (SEND) living in the London Borough of Bromley:

LPCF are a registered charity and we have 8 volunteer Trustees and over 250 parent and carer members.

Everyone working for Greenwich Parent Voice is a volunteer. We all care for a child with special needs.

We work together to inform, connect and empower all parents and carers of disabled children.

Colin Newton and Derek Wilson are Co-founders and Directors of Inclusive Solutions. Together they have a combined experience of over 65 years experience as educational psychologists working across the UK.

Sky badger is a charity that finds help and adventure for disabled children and their families all over the uk.

Supporting parents of disabled children to stay in work

Information on charities and trusts to help you find a grant to support your child/young person or family.

Promoting the rights of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

NASS is the voice of the non-maintained special school sector. We aim to put special schools at the heart of the school policy and practice, enabling them to be centres of excellent and innovative practice for children and young people with SEND.

A free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs (SEN).

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