Useful Link

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Local Offer

Accessible and up to date provision for children and young people with SEND in Norfolk

SEND Partnership

Free and impartial advice and support about special educational needs and disabilities for children, young people and families.

Norfolk SEN Network

To help parents of children with special educational needs (0 to 16) and young people themselves with special educational needs (16 to 25) to find the right educational placement or provision to meet their needs.

Early Childhood and Family Service – Norfolk

Support for 0-5 year olds and their families in Norfolk, including Short Breaks

0344 800 8020

Children and Young People’s Health Service  – Norfolk

NHS website – support and information on childhood illness, healthy lifestyle including emotional support, child development and additional needs

0300 300 0123






ASD Helping Hands

Offers a range of support for individuals with Autism and their families. Their family support team provides Benefit advice, help around educational issues and advice on behavioural issues.

Asperger East Anglia

Offers personal, friendly support and assistance for everyone with or suspected of having Asperger’s, their families and those who work with them, providing a comprehensive and integrated service

National Autistic Society

National organisation with information about autism, support and events




ADHD Norfolk

ADHD Norfolk works with individuals, families, schools and other organisations to improve the lives of those with ADHD/ADD


Dyslexia Outreach Service

Useful information, resources, tips and strategies, as well as the latest information on courses.

British Dyslexia Service

National service offering information and advice



Speech and Language

East Coast Community Health Care

Helping children and young people with speech, language and communication needs through assessment, advice and direct therapy across Norfolk and Waveney.

The Communication Trust

A national coalition of 50 organisations to inform and support families with SLC needs

Sensory  support

Virtual School for Sensory Support

To champion the education of children and young people with a sensory loss, through delivery of comprehensive and flexible support to them and their families to help them develop high aspirations and reach their full potential.


Sensory integration therapy. Support and information.

General Links for Children with SEND

About with Friends

Offers a range of activities for a range of ages during the school holidays, weekends and evenings



Provides fully supported holidays and respite care for children with learning difficulties, associated challenging behaviour and high level needs

Musical Keys

Music, movement and fun for children and young people with special needs

Norfolk Pre-School Alliance

Support, information and advice for parents of children 5 and under

Norfolk FC Community Sports Foundation

Supports disadvantaged, disabled and talented people. The Foundation’s vision is to help people achieve their goals by delivering services through football and support. Support adults and children