Meeting the needs of a child with SEND can sometimes be challenging, and you might feel that you need some extra help and support to improve things for your child and your family.
Citizens Advice Shropshire works in partnership with A4u to provide legal advice for children and young people up to age 25 on:
- Welfare benefits
- Claims and appeals
- Community care issues
- Help with form filling – PIP, DLA and ESA
For a referral to A4U please contact IASS.
- Concern about the Local Authority
- Working with your Local Authority
- The Local Offer
- Your child’s voice matters
- Accessing Early Help and Social Care Services
- Preparing for a meeting about your child
- Resolving Concerns
Shropshire Choices – Shropshire’s website for information about adult social care in Shropshire
Shropshire’s Local Offer – includes information about Social Care for children with SEND and their families
Shropshire Family Information Service Directory – lots of information for children and young people with SEND and their families
Early Help – taking action to support a child, young person or their family as soon as a problem emerges
Compass – compass promotes early help, and is also responsible for receiving new enquiries regarding concerns for the welfare or protection of children and young people in Shropshire. Click here for their leaflet.
Transition – moving from children to adult services