ADHD Norfolk recognises ADHD/ADD as a complex but easily treatable condition, which can have a profound effect on individuals, families, schools and society. We aim to raise awareness and reduce the stigma surrounding ADHD, whilst providing support and advice for anyone affected by ADHD/ADD in Norfolk
ASD Helping Hands
ASD Helping Hands offers a wide variety of individual support packages for families, children and young people affected by the Autistic Spectrum Condition.
Autism Anglia is an independent charity which provides care and support to children, adults and families affected by autism in East Anglia.
The Benjamin Foundation
The Benjamin Foundation help children, young people and families in Norfolk and Suffolk to deal with challenges in their lives, bringing hope, opportunity, stability and independence to the people we support.
Cerebra has an amazing resource of information.
Contact - for families with disabled children
We support families with the best possible guidance and information. We bring families together to support each other. And we help families to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve life for themselves and other
From birth to 29 years and beyond, we provide recreational, educational and social opportunities for children and adults with profound disabilities and complex health needs.
The Indigo Centre to a range of screening and assessments for dyslexia. They are based in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridge.
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). They also provide training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisations.
Just One Number
The NHS 'go to' health website and phone number for Norfolk
Nansa is proud to provide a ‘there for life’ service for people in Norfolk, meeting the needs of people with disabilities at all stages of life. Nansa provides support, education, training and advice to people of all ages and disability levels. It is one of a few UK disability charities to provide conductive education services for young people with disabilities (pre-school aged 0-5 and their families)
National Autistic Society
NAS are the UK's largest provider of specialist autism services. Their trained staff and volunteers bring passion and expertise to the lives of 100,000 autistic people every year.
Their vision is that Every bereaved child in Norfolk will look forward to a positive future, empowered to reach their full potential. Their ambition is perhaps best summarised by their strap line: bringing back smiles.
Norfolk SEND Partnership
Norfolk SEN Partnership provide free and impartial information, advice and support about special educational needs & disabilities (SEND) for children, young people, parents and carers.
Norfolk SEN Network
Norfolk SEN Network help parents of children with special educational needs (0 to 16) and young people themselves with special educational needs (16 to 25) to find the right educational placement or provision to meet their needs.
SENDIASS / KIDS
SENDIASS support over 15,000 disabled children, young people and their families every year by delivering over 120 services throughout England.
SEN!SOS offer a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). They concentrate on helping people to find their way through the legal and procedural maze which is so daunting to so many who try to obtain satisfactory provision for a child’s special needs.
SEND Local Offer
Norfolk County Council must publish a SEND Local Offer. They must set out in one place information about provision that is available, and expected provision, across; Education, Health and Social care for children and young people who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
The SEND Local Offer has two main purposes:
- To provide clear, comprehensive, accessible and up-to-date information about available provision and how to access it
- To make provision responsive to local needs and aspirations. We do this by directly involving children and young people with SEND, their parents, and the professionals who work with them, in the development and review of the SEND Local Offer