Useful websites

Professional Bodies

  • – Association of Educational Psychologists, information about the AEP, its history, aims and objectives, organisation and structure, services to members etc.
  • – British Psychological Society, representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.
  • – Health and Care Professions Council, a regulator set up to protect the public. To keep a register of health professionals who meet standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health

Advice for Parents

  •– Child Bereavement UK provide support on child bereavement
  • – Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children
  • – Contact a Family, a UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children
  • – British Dyslexia Association, a UK national organisation, offering a wide range of information for parents, dyslexic adults and teachers
  • – Council for Disabled Children (CDC) is the umbrella body for the disabled children’s sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy makers
  • – Downs Syndrome Association, providing advice, information and support to parents and professionals for children and young people with Down Syndrome
  • – I-Can, the charity that supports children with speech, language and communication difficulties.
  • – Mencap, the charity that supports people with learning disability.
  • – National Autistic Society, the leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families.
  • – National Children’s Bureau, a national children’s charity which supports children, young people and families.
  • – RNIB, a charity supporting blind and partially sighted .
  • – Scope is a UK disability charity that supports disabled people and their families in England and Wales.
  • – comprehensive website covering Special Educational Needs
  • – Families and Carers Together in Buckinghamshire is a Buckinghamshire charity
  • Buckinghamshire SENDIAS – this is the Special Educational Needs and Disability Information, Advice and Support (SEND IAS) Service (formerly Parent Partnership). This service is free, confidential and impartial.
  • Buckinghamshire CAMHS – the child and adolescent mental health services in Buckinghamshire
  • Buckinghamshire Occupational Therapy Service – website provides lots of suggestions of OT activities for children and young people
  • Buckinghamshire Speech and Language Therapy – NHS service for children and young people living in Buckinghamshire
  • GamCare – the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling problems
  • Milton Keynes Council EPS – links to a range of documents and website to help parents, children and school staff

Advice for Children and Young People

  • – Childline offering free advice for any problem children and young people have with bullying, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence, self harm, sex and pregnancy.
  • – Kidscape, equipping young people, parents and professionals with the skills to tackle bullying and safeguarding issues across the UK
  • – Bullying UK provide help and advice for victims of bullying their parents and school.
  • – NSPCC , National Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Children
  • – a place for young people to find information and support related to gambling, either for themselves or someone they care about

Advice for teachers, schools and settings

  • – The Communication Trust is a coalition of almost 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together we support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.
  • – The Dyslexia-SpLD-Trust, or the Trust, is a collaboration of voluntary and community organisations with funding from the Department for Education to provide reliable information to parents, teachers, schools and the wider sector. It acts as the important communication channel between government, leading dyslexia organisations, parents, schools, colleges, teachers and the sector.
  • – Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • – The Anti Bullying Alliance brings together over 50 organisations into one network with the aim of reducing bullying and creating safer environments in which children and young people can live, grow, play and learn.
  • – Free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults, including families and professionals. Training is provided online via the website
  • Carol Gray Social Stories – A social learning tool that supports the safe and meaningful exchange of information between parents, professionals, and people who have social communication difficulties
  • One page profiles – Examples of one page profiles and how they can be used
  • The Engagement Model – Statutory guidance for academic year 2021/22. Replacement for P Scales 1 to 4
  • Mental health and behaviour in schools – Updated 12th November 2018, Guidance by DfE
  • Gina Davies Attention Autism – training programmes on the Attention Autism approach