Parents and carers

If you are concerned about any aspect of your child’s education we can offer impartial information, advice and support

Our aim is to enable you to make well informed decisions in the best interests of your child. If your child would also like to access support from us we can work with you together or separately if preferred.
How Support4SEND offer support
  • A confidential helpline service
  • This website where you can view information about our service
  • range of resources relating to educational issues
  • one to one support by telephone, email or face to face
How we can help

Parent carers, children and young people who contact the service can access:

  • help to understand your, or your child’s, rights around education
  • someone to listen to your views and concerns, and help you explore your options
  • help with discussions with your, or your child’s, school/college, the Local Authority and other agencies so that your concerns are heard
  • advice about SEN support available in schools, early years and post 16 settings
  • help to express your views in writing and at meetings
  • advice about exclusions
  • someone to explain jargon and help you to understand complicated forms and documents
  • support through the statutory assessment process towards an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
  • advice and support about disagreements, mediation and appeals to the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal
Contact us

You can either contact us yourself or ask a professional who is working with you to contact us.