Useful Information for Families

SNAPS aims to share informative, useful and fun materials with you to read, do or digest in your own time at home.  On this page you will find some documents and websites that may be of use to your family.  

West Yorkshire Children’s Additional Needs Network Facebook page – Here you will find information about a variety of organisations and services which support children and families.

SEND Leeds Local Offer – You will information about organisations, activities and support for children with additional needs and their families.

SENDIASS (Special Education Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Services in Leeds) Parents and Carers resources

SENSAP (SEN Statutory Assessment Provision) team at Leeds City Council.

For support for your child to access mainstream activities or clubs, follow this link and scroll down to read about SCOPE’s ‘Sessional Inclusion Workers’

SCOPE’s 6 week ‘Parents Connect’ course, for parents of children with disabilities.

SCOPE’s ‘Sleep Right’ support service

Fun Activities and Short breaks Catalogue

To register for targeted short breaks for your child/ren, you need to register here: Targeted Short Breaks Expression of Interest Form 

How to apply for a Blue Badge:

Helpful information on completing a new claim for DLA – This video that has been produced by Carers Leeds and Irwin Mitchell on how to complete a DLA form. It takes people through how to complete a new claim form or renewal to ensure the best possible information is submitted to maximise chances of a successful claim. 


The regular parents and carers meet ups we currently offer are as follows:

1st Tuesday of the month – Roundhay Walk and Talk, 10.30-12.00 meeting outside the Lakeside Café, Roundhay Park

1st Thursday of the month – Middleton Parents and Carers group, 10.00-11.30 at Tenants Hall, Middleton

3rd Monday of the month – Meanwood Parents and Carers group, 10.00-11.30 at Meanwood Community Centre

3rd Tuesday of the month – Middleton Walk and Talk, 10.30-12.00 meeting outside the Visitors Centre, Meanwood Park

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