Parental Support Links
Below are some useful links to organisations that may be of interest to you.
National Autistic Society
The National Autistic Society provides family support and information on Autism.
West Sussex SEND IAS
The West Sussex SEND Information, Advice and Support Service provides impartial information, advice and support to parents and carers of children who have special educational needs and/or disabilities.
West Sussex Parent Carer Forum
The West Sussex Parent Carer Forum helps parent carers of children and young people aged 0-25 with additional needs and disabilities to improve and make positive changes to the lives of their families and others. They do this by providing information, support and training to enable them to take part in helping to shape local services and make a difference in West Sussex.
Sussex Police provide advice and information for children and young people. This includes:
* Advice for parents for safe and responsible use of techonology and social media
* Personal safety advice for children
Language for Life
Nottinghamshire's Language for Life website has been developed by NHS, council, education and charity partners,and is designed to support parents to enhance children's language and communication skills. It includes information, milestones and advice, including this tip: 'Switch Off and Talk'
Talking Point is the first stop for information on children's communication - it is a charity that is developed for parents/carers and practitioners. It includes information, milestones and advice, including frequently asked questions factsheets.