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Activate

Registered charity delivering personalised educational and vocational programmes for young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities in both Knowsley and Wirral.

Activate

A registered charity which delivers personalised educational and vocational programmes for young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities in both Knowsley and Wirral.

Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland

Hears cases concerning provision made for children and young people with special education needs in Scotland. Contains a decisions database, advice for parents on the tribunal procedure and a video Q&A section.

Add-Venture in Learning

A membership organisation providing access to courses for people with disabilities via Bristol University. Includes membership details, course information and images.

BESA Special Needs Group (BSNG)

A special interest group of the British Educational Suppliers Association who develop and supply resources to the Special Educational Needs (SEN) sector. Includes a list of members, and a brochure.

BESA Special Needs Group (BSNG) -

Includes a special interest group of the British Educational Suppliers Association who develop and supply resources to the Special Educational Needs (SEN) sector. Includes a list of members, and a brochure.

Caspari Foundation

Provides educational psychotherapy services to support children with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties in London schools; also provides training programmes, from short courses through to degree level.

Dept of Education Northern Ireland - Special Educational Needs

Features a guide for parents of children with special education needs in Northern Ireland. Includes legislation, advice and details of the statementing and appeals procedures.

EduApps

Software collections free to download and use, covering a range of user requirements to support teaching and learning, particularly for students with visual impairments or dyslexia.

Enquire

Scottish independent advice and information service for additional support for learning (special educational needs) in Scotland. Provides details of the telephone helpline, plus FAQ, publications list and news.

Federation of Leaders in Special Education

Registered charity which supports a cohesive strategy among English leaders of special education.

HE Special

Home to the HE-Special-UK mailing list; offers advice and support to families home educating children with special educational needs. Includes personal experiences, FAQ and sections pertaining to different learning disorders.

Independent Panel for Special Education Advice

Provides free and independent legal advice to parents of special needs children who are experiencing problems or discrimination at school in England or Wales. Provides model letters and documents, briefings and details of current campaigns. https://www.facebook.com/ipsea.page IPSEA http://www.linkedin.com/company/independent-parental-special-education-advice---known-as-ipsea?trk=top_nav_home

Lead Scotland (Linking Education and Disability)

A voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland; with a guide to their services and opportunities, and contacts.

National Association for Gifted Children

Works to support children who are gifted or talented and their families. Contains extensive resources for both parents and schools, including FAQ, research information and advice, as well as children's areas for member families.

National Association for Special Educational Needs

Promotes the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special and additional support needs. Provides details of events, training, consultation papers, topical issues, publications and research. https://www.facebook.com/nasen.org/ nasen_org

National Portage Association

Provides a home-visiting educational service for pre-school children with additional support needs and their families; describes their provision and how to get involved.

Patoss - Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties

Profiles this association for all those involved in the education of students with learning disorders. Features details of practice certificates and training, special interest groups and local support groups.

Positive Eye

Bespoke educational consultancy and training service, for people who work with children, young people and adults with a visual impairment.

Profoundly and Exceptionally Gifted Youth

UK support organisation for parents of profoundly and exceptionally gifted children. Includes article examining the identification and mis-identification of such children, and considering the educational options open to them, including home education.

SEN Magazine

Magazine for special educational needs teachers; includes news, subscription information and resources directory.

SEN Teacher

Presents a variety of free, printable teaching resources for SEN teachers.

Special Needs Information Press

Offers information on this monthly newsletter produced by two practising SEN teachers. Contains a sample issue download, list of back issues and subscription information.

Supporting Dyslexic Pupils

Offers a series of guides to teaching dyslexic pupils in primary and secondary settings, produced by Dyslexia Scotland.

Take Note Advocacy Service

A partnership between Barnardo’s Scotland and the Scottish Child Law Centre providing advocacy and support for parents or young people throughout the process of a referral to the Additional Support Needs Tribunal for Scotland (ASNTS).

Treloar Trust

Runs a non-maintained special school and college with day and residential provision for students with physical disabilities; describes their provision and facilities, with a prospectus and how to apply. http://www.facebook.com/Treloars

Volunteer Reading Help

National charity which recruits and trains reading helpers to work with children aged 6-11 who find reading a challenge. Includes news and information on volunteering.

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