Further Support While You are Waiting for an Assessment
Every Local Authority has a “SEND Local Offer” on their website, which is where you can find information, advice and support groups which might be relevant to you.
You can find the SEND Local Offer here: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/local-offer/support/support-groups-and-networks.aspx
You can also find a useful director on the KIDS Hub website: www.kids.org.uk/hub you will be able to download their directory from there.
Hertfordshire Parent Carer Involvement (HPCI) www.hertsparentcarers.org
HPCI is the parent carer forum for Hertfordshire and part of a national network of parent carer forums.
National Organisations which might be useful to you are:
National Autistic Society www.autism.org.uk
ADHD Foundation www.adhdfoundation.org.uk
(Learning Disability, Autism, Down Syndrome) www.mencap.org.uk
(Mental Health) www.mind.org.uk
(for families with disabled children) www.contact.org.uk