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?
Our Local Offer Facebook page has lots of information which can help you during this period of lockdown. So if you need some advice, support or just some ideas on how to occupy everyone, click on the Facebook icon in our Get Involved section or…
The Secretary of State has annoinced a further extension until 31st July 2020. You can find more information here. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/changes-to-the-law-on-education-health-and-care-needs-assessments-and-plans-due-to-coronavirus
Read the latest joint letter from the Department for Education and the Department of Health and Social Care to SEND children and young people and their families HERE. A copy of the letter is downloaded on the right hand side of this page
Join our Facebook page to see how you can get involved with the Local Offer and tell us your views on SEND services by completing a POET form.