Helpful SEND Websites

The following organisations can provide further information and support.

Please note that we are not reasonable for the content of external websites.

Cognition and Learning

  • Dyslexia – The BDA promotes early identification of specific learning difficulties (SpLD) and support in schools to ensure opportunity to learn for dyslexic learners
  • Dyscalculia – A website designed to widen knowledge in relation to maths difficulties
  • Profound and Moderate Learning – NHS website with information on supporting a learning need

Physical and Sensory

  • British Deaf Association – is a national Deaf-led organisation that works directly with Deaf people that use British Sign Language (BSL)
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind – is a national organisation that works directly with people with a visual impairment
  • Dyspraxia – Dyspraxia is a neurological condition that can affect the physical and neuro pathways within the brain. Previously, this condition was known as clumsy child disorder

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

  • Childline – A help and advice charity that provides a counselling service for children and young people. It is free of charge and confidential. A multilingual service is provided.
  • Young Minds – They provide information and assistance to improve mental health and emotional wellbeing in children and young people, as well as giving support and guidance for parent/carer empowerment
  • Sarmatians They provide emotional support for those with feelings of despair or distress and are struggling to cope or are at risk of suicide
  • CAMHs – CAMHS is the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. They are part of the NHS and provide mental health services for young people
  • Oppositional Defiance Disorder – ODD is a pattern of defiance, negativity, and hostility which is essentially constant


Communication and Interaction

  • Afasic supports and provides information for families with children and young adults who have speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) with a focus of developmental language disorder (DLD)
  • National Autistic Society – provide in-depth advice and guidance on the challenges autistic people and their families face
  • I Can – Speech and Language UK gives children and young people the skills they need so they aren’t left behind, waiting to be understood.
  • ADHD Foundation – The ADHD Foundation is the UK’s leading neurodiversity charity
  • Tourette’s ActionTourette’s Actionis a support and research charity working to improve the lives of people living with Tourette Syndrome.