- Support for family-Voluntary services
- Respite care- registered people will take a child overnight or for a sort time to give the parents a break. This helps them to gather their energy and spend time together and with any other children.
- Portage- this is a daily home- teaching programme in which the portage worker visits regulary and develops an induvidual programme with a child on a daily basis. The programme usually focuses on one to two specifi skills.
- Advocates-people who attend meeting and appointments, usually with the parents and can speak on behalf of them in necessary
- School actions plus or early action plus- this is the nect level of support after school action or early year's action. An outside specialist person will be brought in to support the child.
- Statement of special education need- a statement is only drawn up if a greater level of support is considered necessary and a full statutory assessment has been carried out.
- financial support- in some cases financial help is available. This includes a disabililty living allowance and/or carer's allowance.