Useful Links

If you have used a service or have gained information from a source you think would be helpful to other parent/carers, please let us know so we can share it on here!

infolink.suffolk.gov.uk/kb5/suffolk/infolink/localoffer.page

The one stop shop for families with children and young people with additional needs

www.suffolk.gov.uk/children-families-and-learning/send-and-the-local-offer/sendiass/

Now known as SENDIASS. For parents, carers and children and young people (aged up to 25 years) in relation to special educational needs and disabilities. They offer:

  • a telephone helpline service
  • information and support for parents, carers, children and young people
  • written information about SEN available on web page/leaflets
  • information sessions for parents and carers
  • advice and support in relation to school admissions and appeals
  • training for professional staff and school governors
  • access to an Independent Supporter where appropriate

Helpline 01473 265210

www.helensandersonassociates.co.uk/reading-room/how/person-centred-thinking/person-centred-thinking-tools.aspx

A range of practical person-centred thinking tools, that are based on the foundation of person centred planning.

www.cafamily.org.uk

Contact a Family is the only national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.

www.suffolk-carers.org.uk

Provides a range of services to Family Carers as well as raising awareness of Family Carer issues with partners in health and social care.

fsd.suffolk.gov.uk/kb5/suffolk/fsd/home.page

Suffolk Family Services Directory – this directory details childcare providers (childminders, day nurseries, out of school clubs), activities, organisations and services at your finger tips.

www.thesource.me.uk/

Information and advice for young people in Suffolk

The Anxious Child – A booklet for parents and carers wanting to know more about anxiety in children and young people.

www.scope.org.uk/support – Support and help for families and professionals who have a child/children with a physical impairment, learning disability or any other condition.