Support

Confidential and impartial support via telephone, email and virtual meetings (we are not able to meet face to face currently due to the Coronavirus pandemic). We offer training and outreach information sessions for parents, young people and professionals.

To ensure our support is what you need, please feel free to let us know what your concerns are and what would help you and your family. We will do our very best to ensure our service delivery is meeting the needs of families in Milton Keynes.

Contact details

  • Advice line: 01908 254518 is open 10:00am till 3:00pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays). Answer phone facility available 24 hours.
  • Email: mksendias@milton-keynes.gov.uk
  • Online referral: Self-referrals are preferred but third party referrals with consent from the parent/carer or young person will be considered.

Meetings

If necessary and possible we will arrange a ‘virtual’ meeting with you using a digital platform, Microsoft Teams. You do not need to have downloaded Microsoft Teams app, you can join via web browser. For detailed information please see How to join a meeting in TeamsIf you are not familiar with using this form of communication we can help you with this process, just let us know. 

Training

Please see the Resources section for recorded presentations and News section for upcoming live events. 

SEND websites

Milton Keynes Local Offer

Local information about services and support for children and young people up to the age of 25 who have special educational needs or a disability.

MK PACA

An independent forum for parent and carers in Milton Keynes.

Carers MK Support for unpaid family carers in Milton Keynes
Contact  Support for families of disabled children. They are also part of the IAS Programme. Contact has a SEND Freephone – 0808 808 3555 open from 9.30am-5pm, Mon - Fri, free from UK landlines and UK mobiles.
IPSEA IPSEA (Independent Provider of Special Education Advice) gives free and independent legally based advice to help parents ensure that their children receive the support they need at school.
CDC Council for Disabled Children are the umbrella body for the disabled children's sector bringing together professionals, practitioners and policy-makers.
PfA Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) provide expertise to ensure that young people with SEND achieve paid employment, independent living, housing options, good health, friendships, relationships and community inclusion.

 

Last Updated: 17 November 2020