Please see below a list of links that you may find useful. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please speak to a member of the SEND team who will be able to help you further.
Sutton’s Local Offer provides information on the education, health and social care support services available in the borough for children, young people and adults (aged 0-25 years old) with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
For more information on SEND support, useful resources, events, and many more, relating to SEND in the local area, please see Sutton’s Local Offer.
The Sutton Parents Carers Forum is run by parents of children who have a disability or additional need for these parents, primarily to make sure that collective difficulties are recognised by the London Borough of Sutton, and that they have a voice within the Local Authority to effectively inform decisions about resources, services and policies which will directly affect your children.
SIASS provides free impartial, confidential and accurate information, advice and support about education, health and social care for children, young people and their parents/ carers.
The SEND Code of Practice is the statutory guidance for organisations which work with and support children and young people who have special educational needs or disabilities.
IPSEA offers free and independent legally based information, advice and support to help get the right education for children and young people with all kinds of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
This link will take you to view the range of services in the London Borough of Sutton available for children with disabilities. This website is part of the Local Offer.
A guide to the Children & Families Act (2014)
The Sutton branch of the National Autistic Society (NAS) run entirely by unpaid volunteers, many of whom have are parents / carers of autistic children.NAS branches in England provide a local hub where parents, carers and autistic people can get help, access services, support each other and meet other people and families in similar situations.
Sutton Carers Centre have groups which provide mutual peer support, information sharing and an opportunity to meet with people who may have similar experiences.
Special Needs Jungle creates easy to understand resources, articles and information for parents and carers of children with special needs, disabilities and health conditions to better enable them to navigate the special needs system.
Young Minds offer free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice, to any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.
The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people. Our vision is that of a dyslexia friendly society that enables dyslexic people to reach their potential.
I CAN is the charity that helps children with speech and language difficulties across the UK. The charity works to create a society where their special needs are recognised, understood and met, so that they have the same opportunities in life as other children.
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the only UK charity solely dedicated to providing support, information and advice for deaf children and young people, their families and professionals working with them.
Hypermobility Syndrome Association provides specific information for children and their parents to help families who often just don’t know where to turn. We run specialist family programmes, where families can learn together how best to manage the many symptoms relating to hypermobility, gain confidence and ask any questions they may have.
Information on Travel Assistance in the borough, provided by the London Borough of Sutton. This link will take you to the Local Offer page, highlighting the range of Travel Assisstance in Sutton.