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Last month 596 parent/carers and young people accessed our service which led to a total of 2,859 emails, contact forms, telephone calls and face to face meetings. Contact us if you need our advice and support.  

Hannah Knight, our SEND IASS Promotions & Development Worker role is to raise awareness of the SEND IASS service and to work collaboratively across education, health and social care and a range of private voluntary and independent sectors. 

Here are some examples of SEND IASS's training and development opportunities-

  • On line parent/carer training and face to face training on various SEN topics, such as  'How to make a request for an EHC Needs Assessment', Preparing for Annual Reviews, Transport, Post 16, Executive Functioning - What is it and why do we need it?
  • Bespoke training packages delivered around SEND related topics for education setting, health and social care and the local authority
  • SEND IASS workshops at the Local Offer Roadshow
  • Coffee mornings held at schools or voluntary groups, introducing our services 
  • SEND IASS talks at Conferences or events

We are keen to work with education settings, voluntary groups and agencies and if you are interested in SEND IASS training or support at a coffee morning or event then please email Hannah.knight@essex.gov.uk