Department for Education (DfE) -
The DfE’s main website.
Department for Education : Special Educational Needs -
The DfE’s site specifically relating to SEN.
Tribunals Service -
SEND’s specific website, containing the Appeal forms and information about how to appeal.
Local Authority search -
Helps you find your Local Authority.
Local Government Ombudsman -
Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education) -
The government’s School Inspectorate that inspects schools and publishes inspection reports.
Information Commissioner -
Provides details of how to find information held on a child, or on school or LA policies and practices. Includes requests under the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts.
Equality and Rights Commission -
Independent body to prevent discrimination and promote equality of opportunity of disabled people.
Statutory Guidance on School Exclusions -
Managing Medicines at School -
Children who cannot attend school through poor health -
Support, advice and representation for young people in difficulty
Carers Direct -
Support service for Carers.
Independent Advocacy Service.
Well at School -
Supports children and young people at school with medical and mental health conditions.
Citizens Advice Bureau -
Gabbitas Guide -
Good Schools Guide -
Special Needs UK -
Find a School with advanced search function
Disabled Children's Partnership -
SEN Schools Guide
SEN Schools Guide are a free resource and provide information on SEN services in 25,000 schools, both special and mainstream.
National Autistic Society -
British Dyslexia Association -
ASD Friendly -
Dyslexia Action -
Helen Arkell Institute -
Just for Kids Law -
Parents In Need-
An independent charity that helps provide financial support and guidance to parents of children with SEN..