The Local Authority provides help and support for families and young people who have learning difficulties.  The contact details for useful departments at London Borough of Hounslow are set out below.

There is also a range of charities and organisations which provide information and support to families with children and young people with different learning difficulties and conditions, for example, Down Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Dyslexia.  Contact details are set out below.

Local Authority contact details

Family Information Service (FIS)

London Borough of Hounslow

Civic Centre, Orange Zone

Lampton Road, Hounslow


Telephone: 020 8583 3470


Education and Learning

Special Needs Department

Head of SEN: Sonal Sisodia


Telephone: 0208 583 2675

Educational Psychology Service

Educational Psychologists

Telephone: 020 8583 4188

School Transport

Telephone: 020 8583 4177


Special Educational Needs
Children's and Adults’ Services 
London Borough of Hounslow
Civic Centre
Lampton Road

Helping HANDZ

Hounslow Children with a Disability Network

The network coordinator: Steve Devlin

Telephone: 0208 583 3626
Mobile: 07932 750 345 (you can text message to this number) 

Family Services Directory

Information on services and activities for families 

External information, Help and Support for parents


Blind Children UK

British Dyslexia Association

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

Communication Matters

Department for Education

Down’s Syndrome Association

Down Syndrome Research

Dyspraxia Foundation UK

Education, training and skills

Schools and academies, further and higher education, apprenticeships and other skills training, student funding, early years.

Epilepsy Action


National Association for Special Educational Needs

National Deaf Children’s Society

Parents in Touch

The education site for parents.

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK

Royal National Institute of Blind People 

Scope: About Disability

Special Educational Needs Magazine

The Asperger's Syndrome Foundation

The Communication Trust

The Disabilities Trust

The Fragile X Society

The National Autistic Society

The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

Tourettes Action