Support for children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Help for parents or carers with SEND

The information and services featured on the Local OfferLocal OfferA local authority website resource that holds information on services and provision for children and young people with SEN and disabilities across education, health and social care and leisure. are for children and young people (up to 25) with special educational needs or disabilities.

If you’re a parent or carer and have special educational needs or disabilities we hope you find the information on this page useful.

If there is something you think would be helpful to include on this page, please let us know.

NHS Choices has a useful social care and support guide.

Family Action has national information and support.

GOV.UK has a wide range of information for people with disabilities.

If you have a learning disability the Dorset Healthcare Learning Disabilities team may be able to help.

For further information about care and support for adults in the local area, visit the Adult social care directory.

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