Special educational needs and disability

Information, advice and guidance for parents/carers of children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN), disabilities or additional needs. 

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All parents want to give their child the best possible start and see them develop into a happy, confident and successful adult. However, there ma...
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Parenting a child with a disability or addtional needs can often be a rollercoaster of emotions and experiences. It can be really hard to talk to othe...
SEN school
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Disabled children usually grow up and go through puberty like any other young person. However, puberty may be early for some and delayed for others an...
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Please see tips written by parents for parents of children with disabilities and additional needs. 
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Here are some tips and fun things to do with your child if they have a disability or additional needs. These tips are kindly provided by a parent for ...

How we can help you

If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222. You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums. Family Lives is here for you and you can contact us about any family issue, big or small.

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