Home education

Advisory Centre for Education (ACE)

Provides advice and information for parents and carers on a wide range of school based issues including exclusion, admissions, special education needs, bullying and attendance. Read more »


Aukids is a quarterly magazine which provides quality, practical advice on autism. Read more »

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Asperger’s Syndrome


This booklet compiled by the Autism Support Services aims to support families of children with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome. Read more »

Education otherwise

Education Otherwise is a membership-based organisation that provides support and information for families whose children are being educated outside school. Read more »

Home Education Advisory Service

The Home Education Advisory Service (HEAS) is a national home education charity dedicated to the provision of advice and practical support for families who wish to educate their children at home in preference to sending them to school. Read more »

Somerset Family Information Directory

Somerset Family Information Directory provides free, confidential and impartial information on a wide range of family services that are available locally in Somerset and also regional and national services. Read more »

Somerset Learning and Achievement service

The Somerset Learning and Achievement service is made up of a Speech, Language and Communication Team and Autism Team and Children’s Autism Outreach Team (CAOT). Read more »