There is lots of support available for parents/carers of children and young people with special educational needs. In this section you will find a wide range of support including advice, resources, support groups, local organisations and service providers.
You can find local support groups listed in our Family Information Service Directory. You can search the directory by child's age, location and postcode.
Introduction to the Citizens Advice service and the assistance it offers families.
Information, Advice and Support Service (IASS)
Information about IASS and how to contact them.
Shropshire Parent and Carer Council (PACC)
Information about PACC and how to contact them.
Autism West Midlands (AWM)
What is Autism West Midlands and what do they offer for families of children and young people wit...
Staying in touch - SEND support groups
Local parent carer run support groups to chat and share experiences.
Shropshire Carers Support Team
A Carer Support Team, within Shropshire Council, providing information, advice and support.
Parent Carer needs assessment
Find out more information about how to request a needs assessment.
Access details for some buildings to make it easier for people with disabilities to plan a visit.
SEND Newsletter for parent carers and families
Newsletter aimed at supporting parent/carers of children and young people with SEND.
Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?
Some useful links to resources about how to keep your child safe online.
What other support is available for MOD/service families?
Find out more about the Children’s Education Advisory Service.
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Team
Find out more about the SEN team's roles, responsibilities and more.
The Keyworker Service available from Barnardos, for children and young people on the dynamic supp...
Disabled Children's Team
More information on the Disabled Children's Team and what they do.
Find out more about different financial support available to eligible people in Shropshire.
Information on protecting children and vulnerable adults.