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Guides for SEND Parents, Carers and Relatives

In this section we have put together some SEND specific guides from charities such as Contact, The ADHD Foundation and GOV.UK. 

If you can't find what you are looking for please let us know by email infofis@barnsley.gov.uk and we will do our best to source the information for you. 

You can find Microsoft Word versions of all the documents in the downloads box to the right of the page (bottom on mobiles).  

Parent Guide: Developmental Delay

A guide for parents/carers who are concerned about the rate of their child’s development, or have been told their child has developmental delay.  

Please click on the link below: 

Parent Guide: Developmental Delay

SEND: A Guide for Parents and Carers

This guide explains how the system that supports children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) works.

Please click on the link below:

SEND: A Guide for Parents and Carers

A Guide for Grandparents of Children with SEND

The guide aims to help grandparents of children with SEND identify with the feelings and needs of other grandparents. It also gives ideas if you are unsure about the best way to help the parents of a SEND child.

Please click on the link below:

A Guide for Grandparents of Children with SEND

Money Matters: Information for Parents of Disabled Children

The guide gives details about the financial help, grants and benefits available for the parents of SEND children.

Please click on the link below:

Money Matters: Information for Parents of Disabled Children

ADHD: A Guide for Parents

The guide aims help you understand ADHD, be able to support your child to their full potential and cope with the everyday challenges ADHD brings.

Please click on the link below to access ADHD: A Guide for Parents

ADHD: A Guide for Parents

The Trouble with Dragons: For children learning to manage their dragon

Please click on the link below to access the short story The Trouble with Dragons: For children learning to manage their dragon.

The Trouble with Dragons: For children learning to manage their dragon

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