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Useful Groups and Services

Just for Kids Law, a member of the Special Educational Needs Consortium the Council for Disabled Children chairs, has launched a new Exclusions Hub.  

It contains accessible information, support, advice and guidance regarding the process and practice of school exclusions and how to challenge them.  

This is a free resource which can be used by a child or young person, or a family member, who would like information, advice and support regarding school exclusions.  

SOS!SEN , included on the SEND Information and Advice Providers document available below, also has several handouts available to download free of charge. They offer a helpline service during term time and have several mini guides available to buy from their website.

Wakefield Parent Carer Forum is an independent parent led forum who work with families of children with special educational needs and/or disability, aged 0-25 years old, living in the Wakefield area. 

The forum is led by a group of local parents who are looking forward to listening to, and representing the views of parents, young people and children in the future. 
You can find out more on the

Wakefield Parent Carer Forum page

If you live outside the Wakefield District, you can find details of the SENDIASS service in your area by visiting the Information, Advice and Support Services website.

Find your local Information Advice Service

Last updated: 1/18/2023