Caring for a child with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) can be a real challenge. Having to cope with these additional hurdles can put a lot of strain on parents and families as a whole. Many families will need some help and support at different times and about different topics. Our Local Offer has been written, in part, to provide assistance, advice and support for parents, carers, siblings and individuals who need it.
As a parent of a SEND child or young person you may not know where to turn to or you may be trying to cope with a whole range of feelings, as well as being constantly exhausted from the physical demands of parenting. There is support out there.
This section is full of useful services and organisations that can provide support and advice to parents on arrange of different issues.