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I am a Parent or Carer

Welcome to the Southend-on Sea Local Offer - this is where you can find support or information aimed at helping you as a parent or carer of a child or young person with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).

There are 3 ways to find what you are looking for:

  • You can use the search facility at the top of the page
  • You can search by topic
  • Or, you can read the answers to these questions by clicking on them (below)

I am worried about my child's progress - what should I do?

I am worried about my child's health - what should I do?

How can I get in touch with other parents or carers?

Southend SEND Parents (SSP)   (SSIF)

SSIF are the official Parent Carer Forum for Southend

What is an Education, Health and Care Plan and how do I request an assessment for my child?

What is a Personal Budget?

Is my child able to access transport to and from their place of education or training?

Where can I get independent advice and support?

Where can I get help with respite care and other support for carers?

Where can I get specialist equipment or toys?

How do I raise a concern or make a complaint?

How can I get involved in reviewing and designing SEND services or give feedback?

Please contact the Local Offer Team on 01702 212328 or to join our Service User Groups

family voice southend-the Southend Parent forum

Who can help me with SEND processes and policies?

 Last updated: 17 Dec 2020

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