The SEND Code of Practice
 The Disability Employment Adviser (DEA) at Jobcentre Plus can provide more information on this scheme and can also help identify suitable employers in your area.
 The DEA can also help with:
Access to Work – this scheme pays for practical support in the workplace so that your son or daughter can start working, stay in work or run their own business
Residential Training – advice about the nine specialist training providers in England for unemployed disabled people aged 18+. On search for ‘residential training for disabled adults.
Afasic – supports children with speech, language and communication impairments:
Dyslexia-SpLD Trust
Dyspraxia Foundation:
Family Fund –
Family Line –
Family Footings –Parents can contact Family Footings to request free training in their school, children’s centre or any other community setting:
I CAN – support speech, language and communication development in children:
Undiagnosed Conditions


SEND Guide for parents and carers on the support system for children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND).
Special Needs Jungle:


Resources & Tools


Maps and Paths

Top Tips for Participation Written by Making Ourselves Heard

Involve Me – ‘The Involve Me’ summary booklet explains the different ways of working with people