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'Teach children how they should live, and they will remember it all their life.' (Proverbs 22:6)

SEN - Help and Advice for Parents

Here are some videos and a list of organisations that we think might be useful to you, however, these are run by third-party organisations and we do not monitor their content or are responsible for the advice and guidance that is given.  

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General advice

Amazing Things Happen

Introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations.

Family Voice Surrey -

Family Voice Surrey’s vision is clear: cultivate a diverse and inclusive society where parent carers feel valued and listened to and all children and young adults with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are supported to reach their full potential.

Surrey family Information Service

Parenting courses and advice


NHS St George's University Hospitals-

This page will give you lots of information about the ADHD Service at St George’s Hospital.

Barnardo's Surrey Positive Parenting Service-

Support for parents/carers of children (6-18 years old) who have a diagnosis of, or who are awaiting a diagnosis of ADHD.

The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity- 

An integrated health and education service

 NHS Great Ormond Street Hosital for Children-

All about ADHD and where to get help.

Amazing Things Project-

What is ADHD?


National Autistic Society-

Help the 700,000 autistic people in the UK and their families. Be it running specialist schools, campaigning for improved rights or training companies on being more autism-friendly, we are dedicated to transforming lives and changing attitudes.

Surrey Additional Needs and Disabilities Partnership- 

Our Local Offer website is for children and young people with additional needs, their families and the practitioners who help them. On it you will find helpful information and the details of support services in your area.

Freemantles Outreach-

Training for Parents and Carers

The Curly Hair Project-

The Curly Hair Project is an organisation that helps people on the autistic spectrum and the people around them.

Bereavement Support 

Mindsworks Surrey-

Bereavement support.

Challenging Behaviour

Families Under Pressure-

Dealing with child behaviour problems. Try these simple tips and tricks, formulated by researchers and NHS mental health experts, which are backed by science and proven to work with families.


How to deal with challenging behaviour in children.

Reaching Families- 

Making sense of challenging behaviour.


Steve Chinn- What is Dyscalculia?-  

Tips for supporting a student with dyscalculia.


British Dyslexia Association-

See Dyslexia differently.

BBC Bitesize, Dance Mat Tying-

Practise typing skills.  

Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity- 

Provide specialist support, advice and information to people with dyslexia, and parents, teachers and employers.

The Dyslexia-SpLD Trust-

The Dyslexia-SpLD-Trust provides reliable information to parents, teachers, schools and the wider sector. 

Dyslexia Research Trust- 

Advice to help children with reading difficulties to reach their full potential.

Mental Health and Emotional Needs

Healthy Surrey- 

Support for children and young people and their parents/carers for emotional wellbeing and mental health needs. Below you will find self-help resources, details on how to access more help if you need it and resources for parents and carers.

Mindworks Surrey-

The Children and Young People's Emotional
Wellbeing and Mental Health Service.

Anna Freud-

Resources for children and young people, families, schools, colleges and nurseries.

Place2Be Parenting Smart- 

Parenting advice from our child mental health experts.  Practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and behaviour.


Future Minds-

Neurodiversity for Children, Part 1-

Different Brains.

Future Minds-

Neurodiversity for Children, Part 2-

What is Neurodiversity?

 Young Carers

Action for Carers Surrey-

Young carers (under 18)

If you're a young carer looking after someone in the family, our Surrey Young Carers team is here to support you.