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Nasen is the leading organisation in the UK for special needs information. Nasen aims to promote the education, training, advancement and development of all those with special support needs and those who work with children and young people with special and additional support needs.
Membership benefits include:
- Official magazine and newsletter
- Resources and savings
- Conferences and seminars
- Online academic journals
The ADHD Foundation provides advice and support for young people with and families of those with ADHD.
They work with individuals, families, doctors, teachers and other agencies to:
- Improve life chances through better understanding and management of ADHD
- Raise awareness & understanding of ADHD
- Bring about positive change and inclusion within policy and practice
- Support schools, GP’s, youth justice services and other professionals who work with people living with ADHD.
The Dyspraxia Foundation is a country Wide charity, founded in 1987 as the Dyspraxia Trust by two mothers who met at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children. They decided to form their own group to help others and encourage them to help themselves by setting up local groups to support other parents and sufferers of Dyspraxia.
The Foundation seeks every opportunity to increase understanding of Dyspraxia, particularly among professionals in health and education and encourages its local groups to do the same.
- Events and fundraising
- Expertise and support
- Access to conferences
- The latest information
- Assessment of symptoms
- Advice on Dyspraxia in the workplace
- Contact information for local groups
Dyslexia Action is a national charity and UKs leading provider of services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties. It specialises in assessment, teaching and training. It also develops and distributes teaching materials and undertake research.
With Dyslexia estimated to effect 10% of the population to some degree, Dyslexia Action aim to provide help and support in order to remove the barriers facing those with learning difficulties.
- Assessment and support
- Training courses
- Workplace consultancy and support
- Reading and online resources
Autism Education Trust
The purpose of the AET is to improve the education of children and young people with autism.
The Autism Education Trust (AET) is a partnership between Ambitious about Autism, the Autism Alliance and the National Autistic Society (NAS). It is funded and supported by the Department for Education (DfE) and hosted on behalf of the partnership by the NAS.
The AET is a partnership of a wide range of individuals and organisations focused on improving the education of children and young people with autism from the voluntary, public and private sectors. It also actively engages with young people, parents/carers and practitioners to inform its work. The AET is funded by its contracts and grants from DfE and income from its training and materials.
Afasic is the UK national charity representing children and young people with speech, language and communication impairments, while offering parents and carers support. AFASIC Promotes understanding, acceptance, equal opportunities and the inclusion into society of children and young adults with these difficulties.
- Assessment and recognition of a problem
- Telephone and email helpline service
- Support for parents and local groups
- Courses, workshops, projects and learning
- Free downloads
- Expertise in developing good practice
- Online services