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Childrens Legal Centre – provides legal advice, information and representation for children and young people. - Civil Legal Advice (Legal Aid) - Free legal advice on education law matters paid for by legal aid. SEN, discrimination and judicial review (e.g. for children not receiving education/unlawful exclusions etc.) For anyone financially eligible to legal aid


Government DIRECT Site This site provides legal information including the Disability Discrimination Act. - IPSEA - Independent Parental Special Education Advice, a charity which offers legal advice, support and training to ensure children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) access the right education.


About Learning Disabilities Offers current information and advice on a variety of learning disabilities. It covers areas such as disability rights, education and employment.


SOS SEN - A national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children and young people with SEN and disabilities to access the help they are entitled to, particularly in the education system.


Council for disabled children - Information, Advice and Support Services - IAS Services have a duty to provide information, advice and support to disabled children and young people, and those with SEN, and their parents. They are statutory services and are free, impartial and confidential. 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.


Family Planning Association - has books specifically for parents of children with disabilities, including workbooks about growing up.