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Navy hub

Kids is proud to work alongside the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity to offer support to service families across the country.

 

 

What we do

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCFT) and the Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) have partnered with Kids to provide a wide range of information and support for the Naval community.

Our service includes a range of regular online workshops and guides containing information on a variety of topics relating to SEND and pointers to other organisations who may be able to support you.

Scroll down to find out more.

Upcoming workshops

A staff member is looking at a young person whose back is facing the camera. They are both sitting around a table. There is another member of staff in the background.
Navy
22 Jul 2024

Coffee and connect

Monthly drop-in for parents / carers of neurodivergent children to relax, chat, and share experiences.

A staff member is looking at a young person whose back is facing the camera. They are both sitting around a table. There is another member of staff in the background.
Navy
7 Aug 2024

Coffee and connect

Monthly drop-in for parents / carers of neurodivergent children to relax, chat, and share experiences.

Navy
8 Aug 2024

Behaviour workshop

Discover insights and strategies crafted to tackle the unique challenges of parenting neurodivergent children.

Register your interest

If the workshop you are interested in isn’t currently available or you can’t make the workshops above then just register your interest and we’ll let you know as soon as we release new dates.

What parents say

Press the play button to hear what parents from service families thought of our workshops.

Information and signposting

Knowing where to turn for information, advice, and support can be challenging. Check out our guides below for information about SEND and pointers to other services that offer a wide range of support for service families with disabled children.

SEND organisations in England

A range of useful services for SEND information and support in England.

SEND organisations in Scotland

Our directory of useful services for SEND information and support in Scotland.

The Naval Children's Charity

Supporting the children of naval families since 1825. Kids has partnered with The Naval Children’s Charity to offer free support to naval families with disabled children through our Family Support Online service. Contact them directly to be referred.

Scotland

SEND law in Scotland

Scotland has a distinct approach to SEND support with its own laws and approaches. This Guide introduces the landscape.

School meetings

Attending a meeting about your child at school can be difficult. Find out how to get the most from school meetings.

The Local Offer

Find out about your Local Offer, a directory of SEND services near you.

Understanding Special Educational Needs

Find out about SEN, learning difficulties, and Special Educational Provision.

SEND Glossary

Our jargon buster will help you get to grips with SEND terminology.

Who’s who in SEND

A guide to the titles and roles of various professionals you might come across in your SEND journey.

Naval young carers

Thanks to support from the Royal Navy & Royal Marines charity, Kids has been proud to have been able to work with and support young carers from the naval community.

That project has now come to an end but please check out our Fareham & Gosport Young Carers page where you will find links to a wide range of other services, both locally and nationally, that support young carers.