Special Educational Needs and Disability Consultancy Service
Special Educational Needs and Disability Consultancy Service

Schools and colleges

The aim of SEND Consultancy Service is to work in partnership with schools and colleges to ensure that children and young people have their needs met and that they can progress and flourish.

 

Skills and experience

 

By using the SEND Consultancy Service you will have access to people who have a full and complete understanding of both the SEND legislation and associated guidance, and clear insight into local authority processes and practices. For example, Annette has:

  • 18 years experience in SEN as parental advisor and LA officer
  • BA (Hons) Social Policy 2:1 and MEd (SEN) Distinction level
  • Insight to challenge LA decisions
  • Dealt with in excess of 150 SEND Tribunals.

 

Services to schools and colleges

 

SEND Consultancy Service can take the burden off school/college staff, because we know the SEND system so well. In the light of this we can offer the following services and benefits;

  • Telephone advice
  • Advice via email
  • Face-to-face meetings
  • Checking and/or completing paperwork for Education Health and Care (EHC) need assessment requests, EHC Plans, Transfer Reviews, Annual and Interim Reviews
  • Conducting reviews for Transfer Reviews, Annual and Interim Reviews
  • Support in challenging decisions; for example, refusal to carry out a EHC needs assessment or to issue a EHC Plan, content of EHC Plans or placement disputes.
  • Training in aspects of the Children and Families Act (CFA) 2014, SEND Regulations 2014 and SEND Code of Practice 2015.
  • Checking and completing paperwork for Education Health and Care (EHC) need assessment requests, EHC Plans, Transfer Reviews, Annual and Interim Reviews. 
  • Support in challenging decisions for example refusal to carry out a EHC needs assessment or to issue a EHC Plan, content of EHC Plans or placement disputes.

 

SEND Consultancy Service believe that they may be able to enable schools and colleges in gaining increased financial support from the LA.

 

There is also the option of individual pieces of work being carried out. 

 

Address

Special Educational Needs and Disability Consultancy Service

16 Scholars Drive
Hull

HU5 2DB 

Email: admin@sendconsultancyservice.co.uk

Phone: 01482 572698

Mob: 07949 923476

 

Or use our contact form.

Testimonials

You have always been an absolute pleasure to deal with; very efficient and very courteous.

Barrister Chambers Clerk

I actually managed to win one of those Tribunals that I did...thanks very much for all your advice and support.

LA Officer

I know parents have always found your approach very fair and they have a lot of time and respect for you.

Regional Director (National Charity)

 

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