Information about Autism, ADHD , and related conditions:
ADD-Vance ADHD and Autism Trust Herts based charity supporting families and professionals involved in the care of children with Autism, ADHD or related conditions.
Carers In Herts
Carers in Hertfordshire provides advice, information and support to unpaid carers – people looking after someone who is elderly, disabled, has a physical or mental illness or who misuses drugs or alcohol.
Families in Focus
Families in Focus CIC support families of children with additional needs with parenting courses and parent network groups.
Social and Educational Activities for neurodiverse children and young people in Herts
Herts Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service.
Local Offers and Parent Carer Forums:
Hertfordshire Local Offer
Central Bedfordshire Local Offer
Useful Education Links:
List of Specialist Provision in Hertfordshire
Admissions and Exit Guidance for Herts Specialist Provision
HPCI Guide for Parents of Children with SEND on Attendance and Exclusions
Home to School Transport statutory guidance
Information and Advice for Children and Young People with SEND
National Helpline 0300 302 3731
Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Advice and Guidance on Equality Law and Education
Useful Health Links:
ADD-more (East and North Herts NHS Trust ADHD service)
PALMS (Positive behaviour, Autism, Learning disability and Mental health Service) works across the county providing a specialist multi-disciplinary approach to children and young people aged 0-19 who have a global learning disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder and their families.
Herts Child’s Occupational Therapy Service
The Children’s Occupational Therapy service offers a child and family centred approach to support children and young people with their independence in all aspects of daily living, such as self-feeding, dressing and participating in play and school activities. Support with sensory issues and also home equipment and adaptations.
Hertfordshire All Age Autism Partnership Board
Independent Specialist Early Years Centre for children with an autistic spectrum condition in Stevenage.
North Herts Emotional Support in Schools CIC– Supporting Positive Mental Health in School