Help & Advice Useful Services Education National GOV.UK The Government's Department of Education can be found by clicking here. ACE Education ACE Education provides independent advice and information for parents on education issues in England. For professionals, they offer high quality training and consultancy services covering education law and guidance. Click here to visit website. IPSEA Their services can help you understand children and young people’s legal rights and entitlements to education provision. They have an advice line, tribunal helpline and support service, call-in helpline, and information service. IPSEA also offers training on the SEND legal framework to parents and carers, professionals and other organisations. Click here to visit website. National Autistic Society The NAS have various helplines that provide education advice: Education Rights Helpline, Education Tribunal Support Helpline and School Exclusion Helpline. SOSSEN They offer a free, friendly, independent and confidential telephone helpline for parents and others looking for information and advice on Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND). Click here to visit website. Ambitious About Autism Ambitious About Autism run specialist education services. Their website contains information about how to access extra support, as well as advice on how to communicate with schools and understanding exclusions guidance. Click here to visit website. Special Needs Jungle The Special Needs Jungle website contains parent-led information, resources and informed opinion about children and young people 0-25. Click here to visit website. Engage Education Resource that gives info on what Autistic children require in learning environment, adjustments teachers can make to improve the experience of children with ASD at school, and more resources to support SEND children and teachers. Click here to read. Essex Essex SEND IASS Provides information, advice and support to young people and children with SEN or disabilities aged 0 -25, and their parents, about education, health and social care. Click here to visit website. Families in Focus Families in Focus Essex provides Independent Parental Support on educational issues including assessments, education health care plans and exclusions. Click here to visit website. SEND The Right Message This service is for parents with a Southend postcode that need school SEND support for their child. Click here to visit website. Multi-Schools Council Each term, children from mainstream and special schools meet to learn more about each other and put their plans in place for making a difference. Click here to visit website. Suffolk Suffolk SEND IASS Provides information, advice and support to young people and children with SEN or disabilities aged 0 -25, and their parents, about education, health and social care. Click here to visit website. Hertfordshire Families in Focus Hertfordshire-based community interest company that provides training information and therapeutic, emotional support to parents. They offer parent courses and SEND support. Click here to visit website.