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For more sites that are relevant to families with disabled children and children with special educational follow the links below. If you know of a site that should be listed on this page please e-mail us.

Our Voice has produced a Glossary of SEND terms, setting out some of the terminology and acronyms that are commonly used. Versions are available in Turkish and Somalian

[logo] www.enfieldparents.org.uk
Support for families via children’s activities, counselling, information and SEN legal advice via the borough’s Parent Partnership Scheme.

www.ace-ed.org.uk [logo]
The Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) is an independent national advice centre for parents. Provides telephone advice to parents on education law and practice as well as materials. Documents can be downloaded from the web-site.

www.IPSEA.org.uk [logo]
The Independent Panel for Special Educational Advice provides free legal advice through help lines, information downloads, advice, support and representation (when needed) in appeals to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal.

www.nas.org.uk [logo]
Information about autism and Asperger syndrome as well as the National Autistic Society’s services and activities. Includes information about Enfield NAS.

www.scope.org.uk [logo]
Although its focus is people with cerebral palsy, its remit covers all disabilities. Has a free helpline: 0808 800 3333 and the web-site has downloads as well as providing a means for parents to discuss topics on-line.

Contact provides advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children. It enables parents to get in contact with other families including on-line discussions on topics of interest to parents.

www.specialkidsintheuk.org [logo]
Brings families of disabled children and children with SEN together via an on-line forum and fun days.

www.penniwellsrda.org.uk [logo]
Provides riding & stable management sessions for disabled adults

www.edcm.org.uk [logo]
Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM) is the campaign to get rights and justice for every disabled child.
& children.

www.familyfund.org.uk [logo]
Provides grants to families with severely disabled children, based on families' views and needs.

www.direct.gov.uk [logo]
Easy access to public information about statutory services of interest to families with disabled children.

www.enfield.gov.uk [logo]
The Enfield Council website - for all information about Enfield.

A US–based organisation, BrainandSpinalCord.org’s aim is to provide the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for brain injury and spinal cord injury survivors.

Good practice guidance on EHCPs

The Council for Disabled Children good practice guidance on EHCPs: 


Note: Our Voice is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites, and the opinions on them are not necessarily endorsed by Our Voice.