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Play and Development Group for under 5's with SEND

Available Free of charge

The Early Years SEND Support Service offer a Play and Development Group for parent/carers and families of children with SEND aged 0 to 5 in the Southend Area. 

The stay and play sessions are designed to support you and your child with a variety of play and sensory experiences. A range of different services also join the sessions to provide support and information. See below for information. 

Who to contact

Summercourt Family Centre
Summercourt Road
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Contact Name
Tracy Abbott
Contact Position
Early Years SEND Advisor



Parking is available in North Road Car Park.

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Opening Times

When is it on
Sessions run fortnightly on Wednesdays 1pm to 2.30pm.
Day(s) of week
Time of day
Session Information
Wednesday 19 April 2023 - Early Years SEND Advisor Drop In (Tracy Bakonyvari, Helen Smith-Vicary and Ashley Clarke)
Wednesday 3 May 2023 - Fairways Speech and Language Outreach Service (Natalie Fisher)
Wednesday 17 May 2023 - Early Years SEND Advisor Drop In (Tracy Bakonyvari and Helen Smith-Vicary)
Wednesday 7 June 2023 - Session cancelled due to centre closure
Wednesday 21 June 2023 - Southend SEND Local Offer team (Ursula Tello)
Wednesday 5 July 2023 - ABSS Family Support Worker Service (Laura Pullum)
Wednesday 19 July 2023 - Early Years SEND Advisor Drop In (Tracy Bakonyvari and Helen Smith-Vicary)

Other Details


This service is free of charge to everyone.


Age Ranges
0 to 5
Referral required

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
0-5 years
SEN Provision Type


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  •  Last admin update: 04 Apr 2023

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