Below are some websites that may be useful for parents of those with additional needs.
Southampton City Council Local Offer
This is a single place for you to find up to date Information about Services and Support for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and disability aged 0-25 in Southampton. All of these services, settings and activities make up Southampton's 'SEND Local Offer'.
Southampton Parent Carer Forum
They are a friendly group of parent carers who have children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 0-25 years. They provide support and training for parent carers to enable them to have input and be involved with shaping services alongside the professionals who provide health, education, adult and social services.
Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
National Autistic Society
The NAS exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs.
Scope provide free, independent and impartial information and support on the issues that matter to disabled people and their families.
The Communication Trust
The Communication Trust is a coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together they support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.
The SENDIASS aims to empower children and young people with special educational needs/disabilities and their parents/carers to make informed decisions about education, health and social care.