Information by Douglas Silas Solicitors representing parents of children with SEN and helping thousands of parents get the right provision or school for their child.
Sensory processing disorder (SPD; also known as sensory integration dysfunction) is a condition that exists when multisensory integration is not adequately processed in order to provide appropriate responses to the demands of the environment.
Tips on how to manage your child’s sleep and information about additional sources of help, advice and support.
Looking at a wide variety of sample Social Stories, work shopping stories that parents have already begun working on and creating new social stories using the simple framework.
Information given at the parents conference organised by the Islington Parents Forum on 7th March 2018 at Centre 404.
This was a special conference aimed at parent carers of children with special needs and disabilities (SEND) to understand the implementation of the biggest Education Reforms in recent years (Children and Families Act 2014) and to evaluate how they have been rolled out over the last 3 years.
- Agenda and speaker profiles
- Douglas Silas Solicitors - SEN Specialists
- Designated Clinical Officer (Islington)
- IPSEA - Parental Advice
- Speech and Language
- Parent Participation
Sources of help and support for families whose children have problems with listening, talking and understanding others.
Supporting disabled people to find opportunities to get active. Being active is good for everyone's health and well-being. There are many ways for people to enjoy an active lifestyle. Providing recourses on how to be active and showing accredited gyms and sports facilities suitable for people with disabilities.
Identify stress and its impact on family life, look at the causes of stress, and provide tips on how to cope plus sources of advice and support.
An Act to make provision about children, families, and people with special educational needs or disabilities.
There are big changes when a child with learning disabilities or autism becomes an adult. In terms of social care, the child will be transferred from children to adult services. There needs to be coordination with transition services on the planning process that will start well in advance of leaving school, so that the young person’s needs and choices are fully explored and listened to.
Transport For London's accessibility schemes:
- Please offer me a seat
- Learn to use public transport
- Pregnant women and buggy users
We have put together a guide of benefits in the UK including: Carers Allowance, ESA, DLA, PIP, National Insurance Credits, JSA, Working Tax Credits, Support For Mortgage Interest, Universal Credit, Housing Benefit and Benefit Cap.
Support in school for children with visual impairments
Welfare Benefits (DLA, PIP and Universal Credit) under a local and national perspective.
Power point on DWP relevant up to June 2020.
Why you need to make a Will, things to consider when planning for the future of the person you care for with a learning disability, and what Trusts are and how they work.