Resource library


You can search for a keyword or use filters to browse our library. Resources are organised by:

  • Subject (for example education or benefits)
  • Type (for example reports or newsletters)
  • Nation and language

Our parent guides and factsheets

We produce a series of guides and factsheets on all aspects of raising a disabled child.

You can browse and download the parent guides in our library or download a publications list [PDF].

  • Group Action Pack: Keeping your group going - Wales

    Tips and resources for attracting and retaining members for local and national support groups in Wales.

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  • Group Action Pack: Starting a local parent support group - Wales

    Help for parents who would like to start a local parents’ group in Wales.

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  • Parent guide: Guide to hearing care for children with learning disability, autism or both

    Why hearing checks are important, how the checks are done, how to access hearing care, and how you can prepare and support your child.

    305kb

  • Parent guide: Guide to eye care for children with learning disability, autism or both

    Why eye checks are important, how the checks are done, how to access eye care, and how you can prepare and support your child.

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  • Parent guide: Guide to oral health and dental care for children with learning disability, autism or both

    Why dental checks are important, how the checks are done, how to access dental care, and how you can prepare and support your child.

    271kb

  • Parent Carer Participation: PCF funding increase announcement 2021-22

    Parent Carer Forum (PCF) funding increase announcement - announcement from DfE (Department for Education) that they are continuing to fund SEND contracts in 2021-21, including the strategic participation of parent carer forums, children and young people.

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  • Parent Carer Participation: Parent representative training flyer March 2021

    Flyer for Parent rep training taking place via Zoom in March 2021. All you need to know about becoming a parent representative. Are you: • New to your forum and thinking about getting more involved? • Interested in becoming a Parent Rep and want to know about roles and responsibilities? • Interested in representing parents’ views at a strategic level? • Already a Parent Rep and want to refresh your knowledge? • Keen to develop your confidence in meetings?

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  • Parent Carer Participation: HNF-position-statement-final-Nov-2020

    Herts Parent Carer Involvement - Hertfordshire’s Top Up High Needs Funding (HNF) for mainstream schools’ system

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  • Parent Carer Participation: HPCI - Working with Partners to improve their local area' Schools Funding system

    Case Study - Working with families and partners to review and change the local area’s Schools Funding System - Herts Parent Carer Involvement

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  • Parent Carer Participation: Understanding Schools Funding Webinar Presentation

    Presented by Karina Kulawik. The content of the session has been co-produced with parent carers and covers; The legal framework, How decisions are made Understanding terms like funding formulae, top ups (including banding) and blocks! Why partnership working is important in SEN fundingSEN funding implications for educational settings

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