USEFUL INFORMATION

JamesBelow is a list of websites, publications and resources which we have found useful and hope you will too…

Publications

Information about ‘Inclusion’ published by SCOPE1  Including children with Cerebral Palsy2  Inclusion checklist (early years)3  General info – childrens books4  Mealtimes5  Epilepsy6  Behaviour management7  Recognising needs8  Visual function9  Visual perception10 Falling over11 Parents guide to SEN12 Mathematics13 Disability Discrimination Act14 Independent Toilet Skills15 Info for childminders16 Communication Passport Template17 AAC leaflet18 Getting going with AAC19 Phonic20 Symbolsize21 Vocabulary

 

Help and Advice

IPSEA – “Independent Parental Special Education Advice” 
IPSEA is a national charity providing free legally based advice to families who have children with special educational needs. All our advice is given by trained volunteers.

The Parent Partnership Service
Every Local Authority has a parent partnership service.  They can help guide you through finding a school, through the statementing process and let you know about your rights and responsibilities.

Out and About

Changing Places – Information about where you can find the nearest adapted toilets with enough space and the right equipment, including a height adjustable changing bench and a hoist.

Blogs

Mama Lewis - Blog from Mama Lewis AKA Stacie Lewis, teacher, writer and Mum to May who has Cerebral Palsy.  Both May and Stacie used to come to Small Steps!