VISIBLE is a project launched by the Norfolk and Norwich SEND Association for 2022 and beyond. The first Neurodiversity Festival will take place at The Forum in Norwich on October 21st and 22nd. "Together, we can influence change countywide. … Read Article about Visible Festival
About Ace Anglia "Ace is an influential, people led, advocacy charity that supports and promotes inclusivity for people with a learning disability." "We are particularly keen to recruit members of the local community in Suffolk who have the … Read Article about Ace Anglia are looking for two people to join its board of trustees
The Select Committee on the Children and Families Act 2014 launches its inquiry into the Children and Families Act 2014 and is inviting written evidence contributions. Chair's comments The Chair of the Committee, Baroness Tyler of … Read Article about Is the Children and Families Act 2014 fit for purpose?
Please see link below to updates on the work happening to improve SEND Services in Suffolk, and other SEND news, events and resources. In this edition there is news and updates on the following: SEND Capital Programme UpdateIntroducing Suffolk … Read Article about Local Offer News: February 2022
A message from Suffolk Family Carers: "In the coming months we will establish peer support groups and workshops for parents and carers of children and young people with neurodevelopmental difficulties." "To ensure we meet the needs of … Read Article about Suffolk Family Carers: parent carer survey
Suffolk's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is offering a free, relaxed online session for parents and carers in Suffolk. This session will explain the graduated approach to Special … Read Article about Special Educational Needs Support for Pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties
Sharing news from the SEND Young Person's Network: "It was time to shine and showcase all the hard work and dedication over the past year of the SEND Young Person's Network." "The group came together to present their work on inclusion in the … Read Article about SEND Young Person’s Network
A message from Ros Somerville, Assistant Director, Inclusion, Children & Young People’s Directorate, Suffolk County Council Dear Parent / Carer It has been two months since we published the findings of the Lincolnshire Independent … Read Article about Improving Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Services in Suffolk: November 21 update
Earlier this year, Suffolk County Council published the final report following the independent review of SEND Services in Suffolk undertaken by Lincolnshire County Council. You can read more about the review here. One of the things families fed … Read Article about Time To Listen Events
A new FREE course developed to help families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) plan for the future. The SLT Group are looking for parent carer volunteers to use their own experience to guide and … Read Article about Would you like to help families of children and young people with SEND plan for the future?
The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: … Read Article about Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation
Please see information below from Suffolk SENDIASS. Suffolk SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service. It is a confidential and impartial information, advice and support service on … Read Article about SENDIASS online sessions
Parents can still sign up for this webinar, hosted by Suffolk SENDIASS Parents can watch this free live webinar from anywhere with internet access. The webinar explores: What the law expects to happen before an EHC needs assessment is … Read Article about Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessment webinar
SENDIASS free online session, supported by Suffolk's Lead Home Education Consultant, explaining what Elective Home Education involves. About this Event SENDIASS is offering an online hour-long session for parents, supported by Suffolk's Lead … Read Article about What is Elective Home Education?