Other Useful Contacts
Here are some support services which parents may also find useful:
SNAP (Special Needs Action Panel) is a pro-active, independent forum of parent carers who all have children or young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). SNAP’s purpose is to improve the services provided for our young people, aged between 0 and 25 years.
IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). We also provide training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisations.
Here you can find out the latest about what's going on with SEND services in Somerset
Educational Psychology Service
Provide a statutory EP service to Somerset County Council and North Somerset Council, a core EP service to schools and settings in Somerset through a Community Educational Psychology model, and a preventative EP service to schools and settings in North Somerset. In addition, we accept traded commissions from all schools and settings in Somerset and North Somerset.
Young Minds are the UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health.
We want to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what.
Special Needs Jungle
Special Needs Jungle creates easy to understand resources, articles and information for parents and carers of children with special needs, disabilities and health conditions to better enable them to navigate the special needs system.
They aim to inform, educate and empower families to self-advocate confidently, so their children get the help they need to live the best life they can.