SEND Useful Information

Any parents seeking support for a child with special educational needs should speak to our SENCO or to your child’s class teacher. Parents may also find useful information within the links below:

Social Emotional & Mental Health

Children and adolescent mental health – local support
ormiston.org

Advice and information for parents and young people/ children with a variety of mental health and wellbeing needs
youngminds.org.uk

NHS site helping children and young people to deal with mental health problems
nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters

Parents’ information page on ADHD
youngminds.org.uk

What is ADHD? Information for parents and carers
helpguide.org/add-adhd

Information and advice ADHD and ADD
adhdandyou.co.uk

Autism information, advice, support
autism.org.uk

Local support and advice about ASD
autism-anglia.org.uk

Support for children and young people affected by other’s misuse of alcohol or drugs
phoenix-futures.org.uk

Drug and alcohol services for children in Norfolk; for those using or affected by someone else’s substance misuse
matthewproject.co.uk

Victim support available for adults and children
victimsupport.org.uk

Cognition & Learning

British Dyslexia Association parents’ pages
bdadyslexia.org.uk/parent

Dyslexia-Spld trust parents’ page
thedyslexia-spldtrust.org.uk

Website with support, advice and resources about Dyslexia
dyslexiaaction.org.uk

Information on Dyspraxia (also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder)
dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

Website that explains how colour filters or overlays can help children and adults read better
irlen.com

Frequently asked question regarding use of coloured overlays or filters
colour2c.co.uk/faqs.htm

Top Tips on Reading, Handwriting, Spelling, Memory and Organisation
parentchampions.org.uk

Speech, Language and Communication

Information, advice and support regarding children with speech, language and communication difficulties

ican.org.uk

Information on children’s communication
ican.org.uk/i-cans-talking-point/

Physical and Sensory

Information, support and advice for families with deaf children
ndcs.org.uk

Sensory integration therapy for children – local support
sensitreatment.com

Diabetes support website
diabetes.org.uk/Children-and-diabetes

Diabetes support website
childrenwithdiabetesuk.org/

Asthma information and advice
asthma.org.uk/advice/child/diagnosis

Advice section of website for asthma in children
asthma.org.uk/advice/child/manage

Information and advice of support for severe allergic reactions
anaphylaxis.org.uk/

Advice and information on different types of allergies
allergyuk.org/child-allergy-menu/child-allergy

Local children’s services which offer families access to a range of professional services https://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk/childrens-service