Useful links for Parents
The following links and websites may be useful for you
Department for Education – the official government website for all matters of education and schools.
Seven Stories – National Centre for Children’s Books
Ofsted Parent View – give your opinions on our school
Newcastle Families Information Service is a free service for all families, which provides impartial information, advice and assistance. They can be contacted on 0191 277 4133 or visit the Newcastle Families Information Service website.
This page contains contacts for some of the many voluntary organisations that can provide information, advice and/or support for parents with chilren who have special needs. You can contact them directly.
A guide to Local and National Services for Families with Children with SEN
Promote awareness of AD(H)D and provide information and free practical help to sufferers, both adults and children, and their families via the web-site.
Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service (ADDISS)
ADDISS provides people-friendly information and resources about Attention Deficit Disorder to anyone who needs assistance; including people affected by the condition, parents, teachers and health professionals.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.addiss.co.uk
Autism Society – North East
The Autistic Society, Tyne and Wear provide education and residential provision for children and young people with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome.
E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.ne-as.org.uk
British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
Provide advice and information for all dyslexic people, parents, teachers, employers and other agencies. Their vision is a dyslexia friendly society enabling dyslexic people of all ages to reach their potential.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
Provides information, advice and support on dyspraxia. It aims to support individuals and families affected by dyspraxia, promote better diagnostic and treatment facilities for those who have dyspraxia, help professionals in health and education to assist those with dyspraxia; and promote awareness and understanding of dyspraxia.
ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence)
Provide information, confidential support, services and resources for children who struggle with bedwetting, daytime wetting, soiling and constipation (sometimes called incontinence or continence problems). Also provide support for families and health professionals.