Other Support

Other Support

School Nursing Website

Parent/Carer Support Groups & Information:

Angels – offers friendship, support, sharing of ideas and advice from professionals.

CommonSENse, Harpenden – a support group for parents or carers of Children with special needs offering practical advice and friendship

Phoenix – empowering young people up to the age of 25 who have a hearing impairment

Kids Hub – The KIDS East and West HUBs offer information and support for parents and carers of disabled children and young people aged 0-19 in Hertfordshire

The Communication Trust – we support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication

Afasic – supports parents with children who have difficulties talking and understanding language

Contact – for families with disabled children

Herts Parent Carer Involvement – We are an independent parent carer led organisation with a network of parent carers from all over Hertfordshire. Our aim is to improve services for our families by working alongside those providing services for children and young people with SEND (Special educational needs and disabilities)

IPSEA – Independent Parental Special Education Advice

SOS!SEN – is a national charity aiming to empower parents and carers of children with SEN to tackle successfully themselves the difficulties they face when battling for their children’s rights

SENDIASS in Hertfordshire – provides impartial and confidential information, advice and support to parents and carers of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), and young people and children with SEND

Families in Focus – Families in Focus provides parenting courses that support parents in their local community to bring harmony, balance and enjoyment to family life. Free courses available across Hertfordshire

PALMS – are a family-led service working to understand and support the significant impact of challenges experienced by families of children and young people with learning disabilities and/or ASD

Carers in Hertfordshire – ensure all carers receive information, advice and support.  Enable carers to participate in service planning and decision making.  A platform for the voice of carers

Hertfordshire Additional Needs Database – News and information for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs

Money Advice Unit re DLA/Carers 0300 123 4040