special educational needs
Do you need to know where to get help for your child's special educational needs and what to do next? YoungMinds is here to support you.
We've put together information about special educational needs, especially for parents and carers, with lots of links to organisations who can help. We're also here to listen. If you want to talk to someone in confidence about your worries, you can contact the YoungMinds Parents' Helpline for free. You can call, email or chat to us online – whatever suits you best.
About special educational needs
Information about special educational needs (SEN) in children and young people.
Children with SEN may find school harder to cope with than other children. They may be aware they are different and feel lonely because of this or develop low self-esteem.