Engage Enable Empower

Member of the

National Network of

Parents Carer Forums



Funded by the Department of Education

What Can I Ask For?

Sometimes it is difficult to know what is available and where to get more information about it. Knowing if and when you need a service will allow the professionals work to out how best to help you (if they can). We have put together a quick guide to help you discover what is available and where you could get some information.


Disability Living Allowance


Carer’s Allowance

Social Care Needs


Children with Disabilities Service

(CWDS) 0208 966 6481

Short Breaks Support

Children with Disabilities Service

(CWDS) 0208 966 6481

Direct Payments

Children with Disabilities Service

(CWDS) 0208 966 6481

Specialist Holiday

Play schemes

Children with Disabilities Service

(CWDS) 0208 966 6481

Disabled Parking Badges

(Blue Badge)

Free Nappies

Referral from GP or Health


Family Fund Grant

Motabilty Car Scheme

Dental Care for Disabled


Dental Dept at Alexandra Avenue Clinic

Harrow Disability Register

Children with Disabilities Service

(CWDS) 0208 966 6481

Harrow SENDIAS Service

Tel:0208 428 6487

Family Information Service

Tel: 0208 416 8416

Special School

Family Liaision Advisors

Based at Special schools, Working in partnership to provide information and support for families in Harrow

Centre for ADHD & Autism Support


Tel: 0208 901 8009

Harrow Mencap

& Community Solutions

0208 869 8484

Harrow Association of

Disabled People (H.A.D)

0208 8619920

Harrow Carers Centre

& Young Carers

0208 868 5224

Harrow Parents 4 Disabled

Children (HP4DC)

www.harrowparents4disabledchild 07928577689

Kids Can Achieve


0208 4202300

Harrow Children’s Advocacy


0208 861 8876

Health watch Harrow

0203 432 2889

Upside Downs

(Down Syndrome Group)

Email: upside-


08457 909090

Independent Parental Special

Education Advice (IPSEA)

0800 018 4016

Contact A Family

0808 808 3555

Sarah Kitto


Sarah is the Family Liaison Advisor for Woodlands Special School. (primary with severe and complex learning difficulties) Sarah provides a wide range of support for pupils and families. Her role also involves working with other professionals and organisations in Harrow

Tahiyya Chowdhoury


Tahiyya is the Family Laision Adivsor at Kingsley High School (Secondary with severe and complex learning difficulties) Tahiyya has experience working with a wide range of cultural groups across London boroughs. She has a wide range of duties and contacts with the SEN community. Which she uses to support families at Kingsley.

Jackie O'Hanlon

Jackie is the Family Liaison Advisor for Shaftesbury High School. (moderate learning difficulties) Jackie provides a wide range of support for pupils and families. Her work involves with liaising with various professionals and organisations.

Jan Ahmad



Jan is the Family Liaision Advisor at Alexandra School. (Primary with moderate learning difficulties) Her job is to liaise between school and parents, and coordinate parent groups, where professionals are invited to talk about specialist issues e.g. diet, sleep and behaviour. Jan also organises after school club

Harrow Special Educational Needs and Disability Information Advice and Support Service

(Formerly Harrow Parent Partnership Service)


What do we do?

We support parents and carers of children and young people aged up to 25 who have a special educational need or disability (SEND), and we also support the children and young people themselves with matters relating to education, health and social care.


We give support on the following matters:

Free, confidential and impartial information advice and support including “Independent Support” which is funded separately until March 2016.

Support during assessment for an Education Health and Care (EHC) plan and at annual reviews for statements and EHC plans.

Support at meetings with nurseries/schools/ colleges and with the local authority

Drop-in service for young people and parents/carers


Who can we help?

We support parents/carers as well as children and young people themselves, who have any kind of educational additional need (learning, social, physical, medical etc.) aged  0 to 25 who live in the London Borough of Harrow, even if the child or young person goes to school/ college elsewhere.


Contact us

Telephone: 02084286487



Family Action Harrow SENDIAS Service,

Cedars Hall,

Chicheley Road,

Harrow Weald,