Useful Information for Parents

 

Independent Parental Special Education Advice (free resources for families to help get the right education for children with special needs and disabilities)

https://www.ipsea.org.uk/what-you-need-to-know/ehc-needs-assessments/what-happens-during-an-ehc-needs-assessment

 

SEND Code of Practice (legal framework for educating children with SEND)

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/398815/SEND_Code_of_Practice_January_2015.pdf

 

Contact a family – for families with disabled children

http://www.cafamily.org.uk/

 

Information on NAPPI

http://nappi-training.com/why-choose-us/guiding-principles

 

National Association of professionals concerned with language impairment in children

http://www.naplic.org.uk

ICAN Children’s communication charity

http://www.ican.org.uk/

AFasic UK charity assisting children and young adults with communication impairments. Listings for the organization’s publications and local groups

http://www.afasic.org.uk

Communication matter- National voluntary organisation of members concerned with augmentative and alternative communications.

http://www.communicationmatters.org.uk

 

Information on the mental capacity act for 16-18 year olds