DiAS have a dedicated team offering legally-based and easily accessible information and advice about special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). They support parents, carers, children and young people with SEND and their service is impartial and confidential.
Phone – 01392 383080
Council for Disabled Children
They are the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector with a membership of over 300 voluntary and community organisations and an active network of practitioners that spans education, health and social care.
As a membership body they provide a collective voice that champions the rights of children, young people and their families and challenges barriers to inclusion.
Contact – for families with disabled children
Contact are a charity that provides support through information and guidance to families of children and young people with disabilities and or additional needs. They have a wealth of knowledge and resources and a 24 hour Helpline.
Helpline – 0808 808 3555
Neighbouring Parent Carer Forums
Torbay Parent Carer Forum
Plymouth Parent Carer Voice
Website: https://www.plymouthpcv.co.uk/ Tel: 07954048017
Dorset Parent Carer Council
Somerset Parent Carer Forum
Website: https://somersetparentcarerforum.org.uk/ Tel: 01458259384