Our Really Really Useful Guides.

The information you need from the start of your journey to planning for adulthood. 


About the guides

We know what it is like to be on the rollercoaster journey that is parenting a child with additional needs. It is full of joys and happy moments of achievement but it is also full of challenges.

Our community tell us this journey is oftentimes like being parachuted into a strange land, without a map, knowing you need to get somewhere and that you need support for the road but where do you go and how can you get that support when you “don’t know what you don’t know”? This is why we put together these great guides to help you on your way whether you are on the start of your journey or thinking about the transition to adulthood.

buy copies of our really useful guides

Hard copies of our guides can be purchased at a cost of £2.00 each online with £1.50 postage or from Our Community Base or at our Mangotsfield Coffee and Support Group.

Services who wish to purchase multiple copies can make arrangements by contacting us on: team@sglospc.org.uk

FREE Electronic Copy by Joining Our Mailing List.

If you are a parent carer living in South Glos, by becoming a member with us when you join our online database you will be sent the link to access our Really Useful Guides. To avoid your electronic copy going astray add our email to your address book or check your junk email folder: Team@sglospc.org.uk. Thank you

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The Really Useful Guide covers these topics and more…

Concerns and worries

Understanding Health and Health Services

What is Special Educational Needs?

The Education Health Care Plan Process

Home to School Transport

What is Social Care?

Benefits and Finance

Top tips for meetings as a Parent Carer

Directory of local services

The transitions Guide covers these topics and more…

What to think about around Ages 12 -13

What to think about around Ages 13 -14

What to think about around Ages 14-15

What to think about around Ages 15-16

What to think about around Ages 16-18

What to think about now my child is a young adult aged 19-25

Our Really Useful Directory for preparing for adulthood.