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Southampton SEND IASS
Southampton SEND IASS5 hours ago
🔴Would you like to learn more about parent support groups and forums in your area?

🔴Caring for a child with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) can put a lot of strain on parents and families as a whole. Many families will need some help and support at different times.
As a parent of a child or young person with SEND you may not know where to turn to or you may be trying to cope with a whole range of feelings, as well as being exhausted from the physical demands of parenting. There is support out there.
The following link below has a list of useful services and organisations that can provide support and advice to parents on arrange of different issues. This includes statutory social care services as well as voluntary and independent organisations.
Find out more here:👇
https://www.southampton.gov.uk/directory
https://www.southampton.gov.uk/schools-learning/send-local-offer/parents-and-carers/support-for-parents-carers-of-children-with-send/
Southampton SEND IASS
Southampton SEND IASS19 hours ago
🔴Did you know….?
🔴One of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) on our website is: My child is quiet and compliant at school, yet they “explode” when they get home. What should be done?
🔴If this sounds familiar to your situation,read our Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) page on our website,which has detailed advice about this and how you can help your child/young person.Find it here👉https://www.southamptonsendiass.info/frequently-asked-questions-faq/
🔴See our Masking Factsheet for more information on what strategies you and school can try in the first instance.Find it here.👉https://www.southamptonsendiass.info/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SO-Masking-in-School.pdf
Southampton SEND IASS
Southampton SEND IASS21 hours ago
🔴This is a REMINDER that over the summer half term holidays Southampton SENDIASS will be running a REDUCED CAPACITY SERVICE. Your enquiry will be logged and one of our team will endeavor to get back to you as soon as possible. Please note, we are a small team and our staff will be working reduced hours during half term.
🔴When you contact us during half term you will be contacted as soon as possible. This will likely be via email in the first instance. You do not need to contact us more than once,during this period. We apologise in advance if you have to wait longer than our stated turnaround times during half term.
🔴We recommend having a look at our website for a fantastic range of webinars and factsheets which may provide you with further information.👇
https://www.southamptonsendiass.info/information-and…/
🔴 We look forward to providing you with the information, advice and support that you need.
Southampton SEND IASS
Southampton SEND IASS21 hours ago
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Southampton SEND IASS
Southampton SEND IASS21 hours ago
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Southampton SEND IASS
Southampton SEND IASS1 day ago
🔴Does your child or young person need an EHC plan?
🔴If your child or young person is struggling in school and you are unhappy with the current provision in place for your child’s education and feel that not all of their needs are being met, you may wish to request an EHC needs assessment.
🔴Who can request for an Educational Healthcare Needs Assessment (EHCNA)?
Parents, school or a young person can request an EHCNA.
🔴Does my child need a diagnosis to get an EHCP?
No! EHCPs are based on needs, not diagnosis.
🔴Click here to find in depth advice on how to request an EHC needs assessment.
https://www.southamptonsendiass.info/ehc-needs-assessments-requests/
🔴Further guidance can be found on IPSEA’s Website➡️https://www.ipsea.org.uk/ehc-needs-assessments
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