Useful Information

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Download The Children and Families Act 2014 Part 3
Download PfA Factsheet: The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Supported Decision Making
Download Preparing for adulthood
Download The Preparing for Adulthood Review: A Good Practice Toolkit
Download Dealing with bullying for families with disabled children
Download SEN Support – Early Years
Download SEN support – Extra support in mainstream school
Download Special educational needs and disability code of practice: 0 to 25 years

Useful Links

Please find below some useful links to other organisations along with useful documents for you to download.
Voice for life – an organisation that helps regarding speech and language impairment.
The National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) was launched in 2011, and is funded by central government.
Your spotlight on health and social care services – Healthwatch make sure that the overall views and experiences of people who use health and social care services are heard and taken seriously at a local and national level.
Contact a Family is a UK charity for families with disabled children. Offers information on specific conditions and rare disorders.
CDC aims to make a difference to the lives of disabled children and children with special educational needs. We do this by influencing Government policy, working with local agencies to translate policy into practice and producing guidance on issues affecting the lives of disabled children.
A community for the disabled, their parents and carers to meet new people and discuss new strategies. The Rose Road Association is full of people working passionately to achieve a world where disability is not a barrier. They have been doing this since 1952 across Hampshire and surrounding areas.
Telephone: 0300 303 8604 • Fax: 02380 513473 • Email: [email protected]

The Mix A support group for parents with children and young people with disabilities.
Contact Name: Sarah Hobbs • Telephone: 07966 971983
Rossmore Library • Meeting 2nd Monday of each month (term time only) • Hours: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Dorset Advocacy’s independent advocates help to ensure that rights are upheld and that peoples’ views, wishes and needs are heard, respected and acted upon.
We are an organisation who can help you find the right support, services and information for your family

Bournemouth local offer.
Our Local Offer’s for families and carers of children up to 25 years old with special educational needs. Find out what’s available to do with health, education and social care and use our SEND directory to find what you need

Childcare Choices Website
30 Hours Free Childcare, Tax Free Child care and More/ Help with cost –


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