Useful HE links - HomeEducationSW

Home Education South West
Supporting home educating families since 2008
Home Education SW
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Useful HE links
SEND support  - information on home educating children with special needs.

The National Autistic Society - useful info & sign-posting also take a look at their “community” page

Escape Support Group - support for families of special needs children, within Somerset

Bibic - provide various services and support for families with SEND children

Somerset Parent Carer Forum - for parent's and carer's of children and young people 0-25 years old with an additional need or disability. We help shape the services locally and nationally with parent carers, by giving you the opportunity to have your say. SPCF facebook page

Devon Parent Carers' Voice - a charity run by parent carers for parent carers in Devon.  We are the recognised consultation route between parent carers and providers of services for children and young people. DPCV facebook page

Dorset Parent Carer Council - run by parents for parents and for our families. We work to provide a strong and united voice for families in Dorset aiming to inform all agencies that offer help, advice and benefits to our children and ourselves.

Wiltshire Parent Carer Council - an independent, voluntary organisation which is managed and run by parent carers, for parent carers. WPCC facebook page and their community facebook page Wiltshire parent carer support group

Parent Carers Cornwall - gather information from Parent Carers and using these unique shared experiences, we take part in consultations and participation work which helps us to shape the development and delivery of services to our children. PCC facebook page

HE Support
Wake Up 2 Life - support and guidance with your home education; workshops, 1-to-1 support and ongoing support programmes

Ed Yourself - clear up-to-date analysis of the key areas of elective home education practice and policy in England and Wales.

Facebook pages & groups
HE Group Learning & Tutor Recommendations - for help finding tutors or study groups for your children

Home Education - The Teenage Years - Help, Support and Advice for those covering KS3 and KS4 Level work

Home Education / Schooling For Sale, Swap or Wanted - group for UK based home educators to sell or trade anything relevant

Home Education Camps , Events & Get Togethers - discuss, plan & plot any ideas for HE meet-ups

Home Education UK Exams & Alternatives - for parents of home-educated children aged 10yrs+ in the United Kingdom.

Flexischooling families UK - a place to discuss Flexischooling and meet people who do it.

Christian Home Education Support Service -  a non-profit organisation that aims to support, equip & encourage Christian Home Educators. The CHESS website

Muslim Homeschool and Education - we share and discuss about everything we need to teach Muslim Kids.

Useful links for HE groups
Funding Central - Useful site if you run a home education group and need to find funding possibilities.

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