Our Resources section includes a range of materials which are aimed at helping families understand their legal rights. We’re keen to develop new and better ways of sharing legal information with families – if you have any comments or suggestions, please contact us at


Problem-Solving Toolkit


Our Problem-Solving Toolkit aims to give support to anyone who is having difficulties in relation to health, social care or other support services.


Parent Guides

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Cerebra has published guides for parents on a range of topics, including education and social care, that aim to provide useful information and practical advice.

See all our Parent Guides

Short Breaks Report

Our Project Team has published a report on the accessibility and accuracy of ‘short breaks’ statements, following a survey of over 40% of English social services authorities.

Download Short Breaks Report 2016

Digest of Opinions

In 2013 and 2014, the Project Team published compilations of the advice letters sent to families – the ‘Digests of Opinions’. They are a statement of the law and policy at that time – it should be remembered that the law does change.

Download the Digest of Opinions 2013

 Download the Digest of Opinions 2014

Download individual PDFs of the opinions