Advice including Independent Support, on assessments for Education Health and Care (EHC) Plans, personal budgets, direct payments and all related matters is available from a number of sources.
Parents, carers and young people (aged 16-25) can refer for themselves for Independent Support to Wandsworth Information, Advice and Support Service by phone, email or face to face. This service offers free, impartial, confidential expert advice.
Schools, children’s centres, the local authority and other services may also refer parents/carers or young people to this service.
Other local sources of advice include:
National sources of advice include: