Useful links for parents and carers
Stockport’s ‘Local Offer’ website
The Stockport Local Offer provides advice, information and services to young people with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) and their families. SEND Local offer website.
Stockport Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) | Together Trust The Together Trust offer free, confidential and impartial support to parents and carers of young people aged between 0 and 25 in Stockport who have or may have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. Young people can access the service in their own right or with the support of their parents.
Parents and Carers together Stockport (formally known as PIPS)
http://www.pactstockport.co.uk/ PACTS is Stockport’s official local parent carer forum run by parents for parents, carers and family members who have a young person between the ages of 0 & 25 years with special educational needs & disabilities.
Stockport Information and Childcare Directory
Stockport Information and Childcare Directory (fsd.org.uk) This directory includes information regarding services available for children, young people and adults in Stockport.
https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/ This is a link to the British Dyslexia Association which provides lots of useful information and advice.
National Autistic Society
National Autistic Society (autism.org.uk) This is the UK’s leading charity for people on the autism spectrum and their families. They provide support, guidance and advice, as well as campaigning for improved rights, services and opportunities to help create a society that works for autistic people.
ADHD Foundation This is the UK’s leading neurodiversity charity, offering a strength-based, lifespan service for the 1 in 5 of us who live with ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia and Tourette’s syndrome.
Home – SEMH SEMH.co.uk, a site designed in 2016 to bring education staff together on the topic of SEMH and explore the best methods to support children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs.
Support for Parents and Carers (annafreud.org) Other than direct support from www.gov.uk The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families provides direct information and guidance for support tailored directly to COVID-19.