contact (previously known as contact a family)
Finding out your child has a disability or medical condition can be difficult and bewildering. Parents of disabled children need support, information and advice.
As a parent of a disabled child you may not know where to turn to. You may be trying to cope with a whole range of feelings, while being constantly exhausted from the physical demands of parenting. There is support out there. Find out more at: www.cafamily.org.uk
Contact a Families' SEN service provides comprehensive advice on a broad range of issues related to special educational needs in any setting. They also provide a service called 'Linking Familes' where you can find other families in similar situations. www.makingcontact.org
Contact the helpline on 0808 808 3555 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The helpline is open Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5pm.
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- Please visit their website for information on the following:
- Early years/portage
- Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
- Statutory Assessments
- Statements/EHC Plans
- Transition Planning
- 139A assessments and post-16 provision
- Home education
- School transport
- 16 - 19 Bursary Fund
- Benefits and financial support
Contact a Family run a general helpline for advice on issues like benefits or tax credits, details of local parents support groups, how to access help with getting a break from caring and also has a registered immigration adviser who can give basic advice in immigration matters.