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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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