Support for Parents and Carers

Get information, advice and support if you are a parent/carer of a child with SEND

Luton SENDIAS Service operates in accordance with the provisions of the Children and Families Act 2014, associated Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice 2015, and the National Quality Standards for impartial Information Advice and Support Services. 

You can contact us a by calling 01582 548156 and/or email [email protected] 

Disability Living Allowance for Adults

For information on entitlement to DLA, please click on the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/dla-disability-living-allowance-benefit

Free Solihull Parenting Course

FREE online learning for ALL parents, carers and grandparents living in Luton who care for children and teenagers. Designed to help you recognise emotions in yourself and your child that bring changes in behaviour, the learning is split into five sections:

  • Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby (antenatal)
  • Understanding your baby (postnatal)
  • Understanding your child
  • Understanding your child with additional needs
  • Understanding your teenagers brain

The programme is being introduced in the borough by Luton Council’s Flying Start and Luton 0-19 Children’s Community Health Services with a particular emphasis on fathers, and is available in English and Polish with audio options also available in English and Urdu.

https://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk/luton/childrens/services/solihull-approach

Introduction to the SENDIAS service and how we can help?

We offer resources and information about the law on SEND which include:

  • Education, Health and Social Care
  • National and Local Policy
  • The Local Offer
  • Your opportunity to participate
  • Where you can find help and advice
  • How you can access support

Can we help you?

We provide support with

Autism Bedfordshire – Children’s Services guide

This is a document regarding the services that Autism Bedfordshire offers to support children, young people and families. To read more about it, please click here.

Autism Bedfordshire have a wonderful website which offers a whole host of ideas, help and advice for parents. Please click the link below:

https://www.autismbedfordshire.net/about-us/

Communicating and Playing with your child with SEN

Help and support for behaviour and emotional wellbeing

Check out the information below on the Luton Local Offer website.

https://directory.luton.gov.uk/kb5/luton/directory/advice.page?id=pKIwMY0aZtk&directorychannel=1&directorychannel=1

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