So where how do you find the right information for you?
The options seems to be endless when searching the internet is often the first option. This often is the easies and fastest route, but also may be daunting and overwhelming...
Here are a few suggestions of websites and organisations (both local and national) that we and many local parents often rely on.
Contact a Family - pan-disability, national organisation
IPSEA - independent parental special educational needs advice
SOS!SEN - independent helpline for special education needs
Special Needs Jungle - parent-led information, recources and informed opinion about children and young people 0-25
Preparing for Adulthood - The Preparing for Adulthood programme (PfA) is funded by the Department for Education as part of the delivery support for the SEN and disability reforms
And there is so much more! Do not hesitate to ask us if yoiu are looking for something in particular, and remember about Croydon Directory of Services for local families with children and young people with SEND - the Croydon Local Offer
Finally, you may also like to look at resources that we have co-produced with the local parents, schools and the SEND Department of Croydon Council and our Newsletters.