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

Managing your special needs or disability and mental health

Many young people who have special educational needs or disabilities need help with aspects of their day-to-day lives. They may need help communicating with people or may find it difficult to understand the world around them. This can make them feel frustrated or isolated.

When young people understand their own and other’s needs it can be easier to talk to people about their day to day experiences. This can make life feel a little easier.

There are many different names for, and types of, special educational needs or disability.

It's important to understand what it means and how it feels to have a special educational need or disability.

The websites, videos and information on this page will be helpful in understanding what having special educational needs or a disability can be like and some of the messages that young people who have a disability want to share.

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Useful Websites