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Other Helpful Organisations

 

Local Services

Redbridge SEND Local Offer

Redbridge’s Local Offer is a directory for all SEND services and organisations in the borough or neighbouring boroughs and advice on a range of topics, including Education, Health, Preparing for Adulthood, Social Care, Activities and Education Health & Care Plans.

Empowering Parents Together

Empowering Parents Together is the Parent/Carer Forum for Redbridge. They offer a two way communication between parents and carers and the Local Authority and are there to provide feedback on children’s services in the borough and to challenge the Local Authority when necessary.

Redbridge Special Educational Needs Team 

SENTeam@redbridge.gov.uk

 

National Services

Contact

Contact is an organization that aims to help families feel valued, supported, confident and informed. With a range of services including an online community, a national support, information and advice service, family events and workshops.

ACE Education

ACE Education continues the work of The Advisory Centre for Education. For parents and carers ACE provides independent advice and information on state education in England.

IPSEA

Independent Provider of Special Education Advice (known as 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). We also provide training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisation.

Community Accord 

Community Accord is the Mediation service used in Redbridge. They aim to work with people and families in dispute with the Local Authority to identify the issues that need resolving and the interests or needs behind the problems.

National Autistic Society

The UK's largest provider of specialist autism services. NAS have trained staff and volunteers that bring passion and expertise to the lives of 100,000 autistic people every year. 

Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. 

Coram

Coram is a group of specialist organisations helping more than a million children, young people, professionals and families every year. The Coram Group provides direct support to children, young people, parents and carers, through our education and early years programmes, and online resources.

Dosh

Dosh supports people with a learning disability to be able to manage their money. They provide financial advocacy, appointeeship for benefits and account management for self-directed support budgets. 

Turn2us

Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. They provide financial support to help people get back on track.

Sibs

Sibs is a national charity for brothers and sisters of disabled children.