Are there any helpful websites that could provide more information on SEND?
Fun opportunities for children with additional needs and disabilities.
British Dyslexia Association
Charlie Waller Memorial Trust
This is a Trust set up in memory of a man who took his own life whilst suffering with depression. It has some information and resources for families and offers training to schools and other services working with young people with mental health difficulties.
Code of Practice
An organisation providing information and support to parents of children with many different sorts of disability, including parent-parent support. They also provide comprehensive well written booklets written in a clear concise manner for parents, teachers and young people.
This is a website with resources to help children's emotional literacy. There are some free resources and some that require a small payment.
A national charity offering information support and advice about parenting,including challenging behaviour, emotional wellbeing ,teenagers etc, details about specialist advice, parenting groups in your area.
Health Talk Online
A website which can give you information about various health issues and people's real life experiences.
Mental Health Foundation
On-line information about anxiety, depression, ADHD etc.
This is a free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults.
National Autistic Society
National Deaf Children’s Society
Royal National Institute of Blind People
This website has a lot of excellent leaflets and resources that help explain systems/processes to parents. Click here to go to this page.
The Sleep Council
SEND Guide for Parents/Carers
An Association that supports the Deaf/blind.
Special Needs Jungle
A website with parent led information, resources and opinion about children with SEND.
Suffolk Emotional and Wellbeing Hub
The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides information, advice and guidance if you are concerned about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of a child or young person aged 0-25 years.
It is a multi-agency team offering a central point of contact and information for parents, carers and professionals who are concerned about the mental health or wellbeing of a child or young person in East or West Suffolk. The Hub provides a process for families, professionals or young people to make a referral or get advice about wellbeing and mental health services.
Professionals, parents, carers and young people can contact the Emotional Wellbeing Hub on 0345 6002090. Opening times are Monday to Friday 8am –7.30pm for consultation or advice.
Referrals can be made online following the link:
Suffolk Local Offer
Speech and Language Services – Talking Point provides a guide to speech and language services and useful links to other associated websites.
The Parent Hub - Suffolk County Council
A single place for Suffolk parents or carers to find parenting advice and support to help their child's development.
Wellbeing in Education
This site offers a wide range of resources, workshops and training materials to support the mental health and wellbeing of families and educational staff.
A national charity committed to improving the mental health of all children, advice about depression, eating disorders, and other mental health issues affecting children.