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Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Services (SENDIASS) in Leeds.

Free, impartial and confidential advice for parent/carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities 



Contact is a UK-based registered charity for families with disabled children offering support, advice and information regardless of the child's medical condition or situation

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​STARS support staff in education settings to raise standards of support for their autistic pupils .They also offer drop in sessions for parent/carers and professionals on a range of topics and supportive strategies. These sessions are currently being offered through a remote consultation service which can be booked through the STARS website.


(IPSEA) Independent Provider of Special Education AdviceIPSEA offers independent legally based advice, support and training to help get the right education for children and young people with special educational.

IPSEA are the first point of call for many when seeking free, impartial and up-to-date information in special educational needs and the law.


Family Fund is the UK's largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.


Cerebra is a national charity helping children with brain conditions, and their families.

Parent guides and factsheets

Sleep Advice Service

Legal Rights Service

Guide to DLA applications


Disability equality charity providing practical information and emotional support including:


Sleep Advice Service

School advice

Before and after diagnosis advice

Education, health and care plan (EHCP) information

Zigzag is a Leeds and surrounding areas based support organisation. To find services in other areas click here


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