SENTAS is a non-profit Community Interest Company and was formed to provide parents and young adults with information, advice and advocacy around issues with SEN home to school and college transport.
Details of what they do are here
Contact is a national charity for families with disabled children.
They provide information, advice and support. They bring families together so they can support each other. They campaign to improve their circumstances, and for their right to be included and equal in society.
There is a Joint Parent Participation Bulletin from NNPCF & Contact available here
We are a UK charity providing a fantastic selection of high-quality audiobooks to some 40,000 people across the UK who find it difficult or impossible to read due to illness or disability. We help a wide range of organisations and individuals and provide our audiobooks on 3 easily accessible formats: through the post on CD, or downloaded and streamed online. Members can choose from a range of options to find the service that best suits their needs.
See more at: http://www.listening-books.org.uk/what-we-do.aspx
Ambitious about Autism
– See more at: http://www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/#sthash.bZvwAdOZ.dpuf
National Autistic Society
We are the leading UK charity for people on the autism spectrum (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism
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Autism Education Trust
The Autism Education Trust (AET) is dedicated to co-ordinating and improving education support for all children on the autism spectrum in England.
Down Syndrome Education International
DSE works to improve early intervention and education for children with Down syndrome everywhere. We support scientific research and provide evidence-based resources and services to help over 120,000 parents and professionals in 170 countries each year.
The National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) was launched in 2011, and is funded by central government. HPCI is a member of the National Network.
The NNPCF membership is made up of Parent Carer Forums of which there is one in almost every local authority area in England. Each parent carer forum in receipt of the Department of Education participation grant is a member of the NNPCF.
Parent Carer Participation joint Bulletin June 2017 – joint_bulletin_-_june_2017_final
Eastern Region Parent Carer Forums – Hertfordshire is part of the Eastern Region of England. There are 11 Parent Carer Forums in the Region, HPCI is one of them. Details of the other 10 are on the Regional Leaflet
Contact a Family
Contact a Family is the national partner to the Department for Education and NNPCF for participation in England. Their parent participation information can be found at: http://www.cafamily.org.uk/what-we-do/parent-carer-participation/